New Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup is keen for Gylfi Sigurdsson to join the club permanently.

The future of the 22-year old Iceland international is up in the air after Brendan Rodgers departed Swansea for Liverpool with the new Reds boss wanting to get him to Anfield on a permanent deal.

Sigurdsson, currently contracted to German club Hoffenheim, had a successful spell with the Swans last season and it was apparent that he was set to join the Welsh club although Rodgers' move has since clouded that.

Nevertheless, Laudrup admits he would like the attacking midfielder to return to the Liberty Stadium if it were at all possible.

"It's a special case. He was on loan here and did very well," the Dane said.

"He has a possibility to go to another club. He is owned by a German club. I would like him to stay, he did very well here."

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