Villa make their second capture of the January window.
Aston Villa have confirmed that they have signed Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair on loan for the rest of the season, according to their official site.
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The move had been tipped to go ahead earlier on in the month, but all seemed to have collapsed when the two clubs failed to agree a fee.
But he has now linked up with the Midlands giants until the end of the season with the option to make the deal permanent in the summer.
“It feels great to be here and the deal is finally done,” said Sinclair.
“It’s taken a few weeks but I’m happy to be here, to be in the building and to be signing for the club and ready to play some football.
“It’s nice to be able to get settled somewhere and be a part of something going forward.”
Sinclair made just three starts for City since joining from Swansea back in 2012. He endured a miserable loan spell at West Brom last season and has been allowed to leave after he failed to feature in Manuel Pellegrini’s plans this time around…
Sinclair also highlighted the opportunity to play alongside Fabian Delph again as one of the key factors that drove him to Villa Park.
“It’s great for the club that Fabian has signed his contract,” Delph added.
“I think he’s made a good decision signing here because he’s playing football every week and enjoying it at a great club.
“I’ve had a few clubs and been on loan a few times so I’ve played with a few of the boys here and I know a few more. That always helps when you go to a new team so now it’s about looking forward and pushing on.”
Villa fans will hope Sinclair’s arrival sparks an improvement in their miserable Premier League form. No side in Europe has scored less top-flight league goals so far in 2014/15 – and their of clinical edge has made them genuine relegation candidates.