Former Chelsea and Swansea City midfielder Scott Sinclair has admitted he may depart the Etihad this January due to a lack of first team opportunities.
Scott Sinclair’s all-too-brief Manchester City career could be coming to an end after the player admitted he needs to reassess his options in January having failed to break into Manuel Pellegrini’s first-team plans.
Speaking to the Manchester Evening News the former Swansea star expressed his frustration at a lack of game time with the Etihad club.
"It's been very frustrating. For the last couple of years I have kept my head and tried to do as well as I can in training, and hopefully get the chance," he told the news provider.
"Bur at this moment in time it's hard for me to get a game. But all I can do is maybe re-evaluate in January and go from there, really.
"I hear loads of speculation but at the moment nothing is concrete."
Though Sinclair has not given up hope of earning a starting spot under the Chilean manager, the 25-year-old has barely featured for the Sky Blues this season and was linked with a move away from the club over the summer.
Signed from Swansea on a four-year contract back in August 2012, injuries have curtailed the midfielder’s impact, with Sinclair making just 14 appearances for the Citizens to date while he spent a portion of last season on loan at West Bromwich Albion.
Part of the Team GB football squad that competed at the London Olympics, the winger may be keen to move away from the club and play more regularly elsewhere with a view to forcing his way into Roy Hodgson’s England plans.
For the time being, however, the priority will be to find a new team willing to give him the game-time required.
Sinclair was previously linked with a return to Swansea City but could also be an option for relegation strugglers like Queens Park Rangers or Stoke, who are reportedly on the lookout for midfield reinforcements.
Whatever the destination, his time at Manchester City now looks to be coming to an end.