Four reasons West Ham must splash out £30m on Gylfi Sigurdsson this summer

According to reports in the Daily Star at the weekend, West Ham United are interested in making a move for Swansea City attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.

The Welsh outfit are understood to have placed a £30m price tag on the head of their star man, who has once again enjoyed a brilliant season at the Liberty Stadium despite the fact that the club has been battling at the wrong end of the table.

The Swans are just three points above the bottom three as it stands, and obviously their hopes of keeping the 27-year-old could depend heavily on whether they avoid relegation at the end of the campaign.

However, the Iceland international would have caught the attentions of other clubs anyway because of his impressive tally of goals and assists this term, and those potential suitors may feel that the asking price is one that would be good value for money.

Here are four reasons why West Ham must spend the £30m it would take to get Sigurdsson this summer…