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Celtic seal deal for £4.5 million Aston Villa winger

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Scott Sinclair has reportedly completed a £4.5 million move north of the border to Scotland.

According to the Glasgow Evening Times, Glasgow Celtic have signed the English winger and it's expected that Sinclair will slot straight into their first team.

Sinclair hasn't been the best player for Aston Villa, but he’s been far from the worse and could have still ‘done a job’ in Birmingham this coming season. That being said, it’s past time to blood Adama Traore, Andre Green and Rushian Hepburn-Murphy, so clearing Sinclair out means a chance for the future to push through.

Celtic’s initial bid was around £2 million and Aston Villa have done well here to get over double that figure. Villa signed Sinclair last summer from Manchester City for about £2.5 million, so to make money off of Scott is pretty good news.

Sinclair will join former boss Brendan Rogers at Celtic in a Swansea City reunion. Good luck, Scott.