Hannes Sigurdsson - Viking to Stoke City
...Can anyone tell me anything about him?.Is he a popular player at Viking?.
Stoke City have signed promising striker Hannes Sigurdsson on a pre-contract deal from Norwegian side Viking Stavanger.
The Icelandic International, 22, will join-up with the Potters on January 1, 2006 and becomes the third summer signing.
Director of Football John Rudge revealed: "We're delighted to have signed Hans, he's a really promising young player.
"He's played at full International level and figured heavily at Under-21 level and he's a great addition to our squad.
"I met with his agent on Thursday when I came back to England and I'm glad that the deal has been sorted so quickly.
"He's the first striker we've signed the summer and we're working as hard as possible to bring in more to strengthen our attack."
Reykjavik-born Sigurdsson has made over sixty appearances for Viking since 2002, notching fourteen times.