Tottenham Hotspur today announced the signing of attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson from Hoffenheim. The Icelandic creative midfielder, who played at Swansea last season on loan, was close to signing a permanent deal with Swansea and then Liverpool, but presumably Spurs was willing to offer more than Brendan Rodgers’ current and previous clubs.

The signing of Sigurdsson is as sure a sign of any that Tottenham is expected to lose Luka Modric this summer to Real Madrid or another high-profile club.

In the meantime, here’s the rest of the Premier League news headlines for today: