Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is ready to renew his interest in Tottenham Hostpur midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, [football] direct news understands. The Northern Irishman missed out on clinching Sigurdsson’s signature shortly after taking over at Anfield 18 months ago, having worked with the player at former club Swansea City.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });Rodgers is encouraged by the fact that the Iceland international has struggled to secure a regular starting berth during his stint at White Hart Lane and is competing with a number of international midfielders for a place in head coach Tim Sherwood’s side. He produced some of the best football of his career under Rodgers at the Liberty Stadium and a source close to the Merseyside club told FDN the Liverpool chief is keen to add more options to his midfield next term. The source said: “Sigurdsson ticks all the boxes because the manager has worked with him previously and he is a versatile player who can occupy a place out wide or down the middle.”Read more Liverpool transfer news.