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Derby Join Norwich In Race To Sign Gifted Icelandic Midfielder

Cardiff City and Iceland star Aron Gunnarsson is being linked with a move to a fellow Championship club with Derby County and Norwich City among the interested parties.

Gunnarsson started his pre-season later than his team mates following his exploits in Euro 2016 with Iceland and was not a starter at the weekend when Cardiff got their season underway with a 0-0 draw against Birmingham City.

The 27-year-old has been a key player for Cardiff since signing from Coventry in 2011 and has gone onto make just shy of 200 appearances for the club, scoring 20 gDerby County Join Norwich City In Race To Sign Gifted Midfielderoals in the process.

Gunnarsson is a real leader on and off the pitch and is a model professional and it was these traits that led to him having the honour of captaining his country at their first ever major international tournament when Iceland made the quarter finals of Euro 2016.

He has earned 53 caps for the Icelandic national team, scoring 2 goals.

Gunnarsson has plenty of weapons in his locker, including what is a mammoth long throw. He also posses a wicked long shot and is prone to scoring the odd wonder goal every now and then, he is a combative midfielder who likes to get stuck in and is good in the tackle.

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