Aston Villa are preparing a bid for forgotten Manchester City man Scott Sinclair according to The Express.
The midfielder’s promising career was stunted by a big move to the Etihad three years ago and was not helped by an unsuccessful loan spell at West Brom last season.
The 25-year-old, who starred in Swansea City’s promotion play-off win over Reading in 2011, has made just 18 appearances for the Citizens since 2012 and is thought to be available for a good price given his current circumstances.
Accordingly, Sinclair’s asking price has dropped off significantly and is thought to be available for just £2.5 million. Paul Lambert will be desperate to bring some zip to his Aston Villa side that has failed to entertain its fans this season.
The Villans have scored just 12 goals in 22 Premier League games and the pace of Sinclair would be a useful addition to their list of wide-men as Lambert looks to feed Christian Benteke.
But now that Sinclair’s price has finally depreciated he has once again become hot on the market with Crystal Palace, QPR and Norwich all interested in his signature.
Crystal Palace and QPR are two teams both looking to expand their goalscoring department and will give Aston Villa a run for their money in the chase for the midfielder.