Right then, steering this back towards less offensive nonsense that we are also bored of:
Looks like Sigurdsson coming in is what was holding up the Barkley sale.
Reports suggets the £4.5m Spurs got off Swansea for Sigurdsson is what they were waiting for to pay on top of the £20m they were prepared to pay for him. (They look at it as a windfall).
So the more we ended up paying towards Sigurdsson the more "add-ons" we were going to be offered by Spurs in a round-a-bout way.
To clarify, papers saying they're willing to pay the £20m and this extra is performance related add-ons