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Swansea star Sigurdsson trying to mend bridges with one angry Reading fan

Swansea City loan signing Gylfi Sigurdsson is attempting to mend a relationship with one Reading fan.

When Sigurdsson was sold to Hoffenheim two years ago, he left behind an upset Royals fan, teenager Jon McGhee.

The lad's father, James, subsequently sued Reading for the cost of a replica shirt which he had made with the player's name on the back - three days before he was shipped out to Germany for a fee in excess of £6.5 million.

"Jon was upset and annoyed about him (Sigurdsson) leaving," said McGhee Senior. "He was his favourite player."

When he scored his first goal for Swansea, Sigurdsson offered to help the youngster by donating one of his old Reading shirts.

"Maybe I could get his address but I'm not sure he'd want a Swansea one, he'd probably throw it in the bin or something," said the playmaker. 'But I've still got a couple of Reading shirts.

"I could send him one of those but it might be too big for him. I suppose he could wear it to bed, or something like that.

"It's very nice that someone thinks so much of you to put your name on their shirt. I don't know the full details, whether the club should have sold it to him or not but I enjoyed playing for Reading."

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