In a big surprise, press reports revealed that Nadi’s board of directors had reached Al-Hilal, headed by Fahd bin Nafal, reached a final agreement to contract with one of the league’s stars The English Premier League.
Al-Hilal is preparing for the new sports season 2020-2021, by settling one deal only, by contracting with Abdullah Al-Jadaani, Al-Wahda goalkeeper, with the transfer of the loan of striker Saleh Al-Shehri, from Al-Raed, to a final purchase.
According to the newspaper “The Athletic“, Everton, England, agreed to Al Hilal’s offer to contract with Icelandic playmaker Gelfi Sigurdsson, in the last days of the summer Mercato, in the Premier League.
The newspaper indicated that Al Hilal was preparing to announce the deal, but the player refused to leave Everton, adhering to the completion of his contract with the team.
After his transfer to Al-Hilal failed, Al-Nasr tried to sign the Icelandic player, but he also failed to formally complete the deal.
Icelandic player, born on September 8, 1989, started his career in the domestic league, before moving early to English stadiums, specifically to Reading, in 2005..
Reading loaned Sigurdsson to several English clubs, before finally selling him to Hoffenheim, Germany, in 2010..
And in January 2012, the German team loaned Sigurdsson to Swansea City for only 6 months, before selling it in the summer of the same year to Tottenham Hotspur..
The Icelandic star remained, two years with the Spurs, before returning to Swansea, in a final purchase contract, specifically in 2014..
After 3 years with Swansea, Gilfi Sigurdsson moved to Everton, with whom he plays from 2017 until now..
With Everton, Sigurdsson participated in 119 matches, during which he scored 24 goals, and made 18 others, in various tournaments and competitions..
Over the course of his professional career, Sigurdsson scored 110 goals and scored 72 goals in 443 official matches.