Report: Aston Villa forward Scott Sinclair targeted for swift exit, could re-join Swansea

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Aston Villa's Scott Sinclair could leave the club, just a year after signing.

According to Wales Online, Swansea City are lining up a move to re-sign Aston Villa forward Scott Sinclair during this month's transfer window.

The Swans are mired in a relegation battle after Tuesday's 4-2 home defeat to fellow strugglers Sunderland, and manager Alan Curtis needs to turn things around quickly if Swansea are to survive relegation.

New signings will be targeted by the Swans this month, and the latest reports suggest that they could return to try and sign a familiar face.

Wales Online report that Swansea could pursue a deal for Aston Villa's Scott Sinclair, whose most successful time came during a spell at the Liberty Stadium.

Sinclair, 26, left Chelsea for Swansea back in 2010, but after 36 goals in 91 games, the winger left the Liberty Stadium for Manchester City after just two years in South Wales.

Since then, Sinclair has struggled to settle, having struggled to make an impact with Manchester City and failing to do anything on loan at West Bromwich Albion before joining Villa a year ago.

Initially a loan deal, Sinclair turned the move permanent over the summer, but has been in and out of the team, scoring just twice in 15 games.

A swift departure just one year into his Villa career wouldn't be too much of a shock at this stage, with manager Remi Garde keen to build his own Villa squad - and heading back to Swansea could help Sinclair recapture his best form once again.

Should Villa let Sinclair go this month?

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