Arsenal legend Ian Wright has written in The Sun that Aston Villa winger Scott Sinclair can still go on to have a successful career.
Sinclair is currently on loan at Villa, having joined the Villans from defending Premier League champions Manchester City in the January transfer window until the end of the season.
The Englishman moved to City from Swansea City following impressive performances for the Swans, but he struggled for playing time at the Etihad Stadium.
At Villa, though, Sinclair seems to have regained his confidence and has been playing well in recent games.
The 25-year-old has scored one goal and created one chance in five Premier League appearances for Villa, while having a pass accuracy of 80% and a shot accuracy of 100%.
Sinclair was on target for Tim Sherwood’s side against West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on Saturday, as the hosts won 2-0 to book their place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Former Arsenal striker Wright is impressed with the former Chelsea man’s recent displays and backs him to turn his career around.
“Scott has already hit three goals in four starts for Villa, and the latest — to clinch their place in the FA Cup semi-finals — was finishing of the highest order,” the 51-year-old wrote in the Sun.
“Of course it is still early days, but the zip is back in his game, you can see his confidence growing again by the week. And at 25, there is still plenty of time to achieve all he was originally tipped for five years ago.”
Should Scott Sinclair leave Manchester City?
Sinclair is scheduled to return to his parent club City once his loan deal at Villa runs out at the end of the season.
Although the Englishman is a good player and is talented, he does not have the quality as some of the other players in the City team do.
Once Sinclair returns to City, he is once again going to be a bit-part player, called upon only when there is no other option for the manager.
For Sinclair to get his career back on track, he needs to leave City for good. The winger’s current contract with the Manchester outfit runs out in June 2016, but if there is a club who is willing to sign him on a permanent contract in the summer, then he should move there.