Report: Aston Villa planning to sign Liverpool's Jerome Sinclair in cut-price deal

Aston Villa have reportedly made their first move for Liverpool striker Jerome Sinclair.

According to The Mirror, Aston Villa are planning to bring in Liverpool striker Jerome Sinclair this summer, having made contact about a deal for this summer.

Sinclair, 19, was born in Birmingham and came up through the ranks with West Bromwich Albion, before leaving for Liverpool back in 2011, aged just 14.

The young striker then broke a club record, becoming the youngest ever player to feature for Liverpool, coming on as a substitute - ironically against his former club West Brom - at the age of just 16 years and six days old.

Since then, Sinclair has played just four games for Liverpool, and scored his first goal for the club in the FA Cup tie against Exeter City back in January.

However, with his contract set to expire at the end of the season, Sinclair is poised to leave Anfield - and he could be heading back to Birmingham.

The Mirror report that Aston Villa have made contact about signing Sinclair at the end of his contract, and are planning to sign him this summer for considerably less than the £3m Watford offered for him in January, with any move hinging on compensation or a tribunal.

It's stated that Sinclair is seen as a player that Villa want to build around next season and beyond, as they look to bounce back to the Premier League after their imminent relegation to the Championship.

With pace and finishing ability, Sinclair could make a real impact at Villa, whilst he also has the potential to become a star with Remi Garde's men, if a deal does get done this summer.

Would Sinclair be a good signing for Villa?

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