Iceland seems to be in Russia, at the world cup next summer (14 June-15 July), to be able to rely on its star player Gylfi Sigurdsson. The Icelandic playing point guard of Everton hit last Sunday against Brighton is injured on the knee and will be so for about two months out. That made the Caramels on Wednesday known. Thus, Sigurdsson fit in time for the world Cup.
The 28-year-old Sigurdsson, who last summer for a small fifty million have made the switch from Swansea City, is 6 to 8 weeks on the side. Further details about the knee injury made Everton is not known.
Sigurdsson is a 55-fold Icelandic international. In the summer of 2016, he reached with Iceland surprisingly the quarter-finals at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in France. On the way to the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia, won Iceland’s qualifying group I, for Croatia, Ukraine and Turkey.