Manchester City are weighing up a move for Scott Sinclair after being told Swansea would do business for just £8 million. Swansea’s Scott Sinclair is reportedly being chased by Manchester City (Picture: Getty) Sinclair has impressed since joining Swansea from Chelsea in 2010, firing the club into the Premier League in his debut campaign, before scoring eight goals in 38 games last season to help keep them there. Yet despite being settled in Wales and playing some of his best football to date, the 23-year-old has less than a year left on his current contract, and has already turned down one offer of an extension. Sinclair is keeping his options open, and has been informed that a number of other Premier League clubs are chasing his signature, including Newcastle United and Aston Villa. However, Champions Manchester City are also considering a move for the quick-silver wideman, after being informed by a third party representative that the player would cost just £8 million to wrestle from Swansea. City boss Roberto Mancini is on the look out for another winger, and despite his sides vast resources, he is unwilling to spend big on a player who would essential be back up. Swansea are already resigned to losing Sinclair, and have lined up a £2 million deal for Bristol City star Albert Admoah as a cut-price replacement. Liverpool, and former Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers, are also said to be interested in Sinclair, but are refusing to pay £8 million, and hope they could snatch him on a free transfer next summer. It is understood that is now unlikely though, with Sinclair’s representatives meeting with City officials earlier this week. Check out our latest daily transfer gossip live blog

A news article on 2012-08-08 10:47:00 from: The Metro

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