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Gylfi Sigurdsson

Published: Tuesday 3 May 2011, 17.22CET
Iceland
Published: Tuesday 3 May 2011, 17.22CET

Gylfi Sigurdsson

Iceland

Clubs: Reading FC, Shrewsbury Town FC (loan), Crewe Alexandra FC (loan), TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

Under-21 debut: 0-3 v Germany (16/11/2007)

Senior international debut: 4-0 v Andorra (29/05/2010)

• Following a couple of loan spells away from the club, Sigurdsson shot to prominence with 16 league goals in 38 second-tier matches from midfield for Reading in 2009/10.

• Started this season with the English club but joined Hoffenheim in late August for around €7m − ended the campaign with nine goals in 29 Bundesliga outings.

• A set-piece specialist, he scored two long-range efforts in the play-off second leg against Scotland.

Last updated: 08/06/11 17.45CET

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