Seattle star Ljungberg backs Elm for Everton

Arsenal hero Freddie Ljungberg has backed Everton's pursuit of Kalmar midfielder Rasmus Elm.

Arsenal hero Freddie Ljungberg has backed Everton's pursuit of Kalmar midfielder Rasmus Elm.

The Seattle Sounders star told the Liverpool Daily Post: “Rasmus has played a couple of games for the national team and is extremely well regarded.

“He’s very tall, has a presence on the pitch and is a great player. He will make a name for himself and a move to Everton would be great for him.

“Kalmar is a club very much like Everton, in that it is stable and they play a certain way. I think it would be really good if he moved to the Premier League to make the step forward in his career.”