Scott Sinclair has joined Aston Villa on loan from Manchester City for the rest of the season with a view to a permanent deal.
The two clubs arranged a loan move after Villa refused to pay City's asking price for a long-term transfer, and 25-year-old Sinclair becomes Villa's second January signing after Valencia winger Carles Gil.
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Manchester City flop Scott Sinclair is set to complete his loan switch to Aston Villa within the next 24 hours, Press Association reported.
The winger will sign until the end of the season with a view to a permanent move, according to PA.
The deal looked off last week when Villa boss Paul Lambert claimed it was dead but the clubs revived talks earlier this week.
Sinclair could also be included in Villa's squad for Sunday's trip to Arsenal, should the move be completed in time.
The 25-year-old joined...
Alexis Sanchez is a doubt for Arsenal's Premier League clash with Aston Villa on Sunday with a "hamstring concern, manager Arsene Wenger has said.
Sanchez, 26, is the Gunners' top scorer this season with 18 goals in all competitions this season. That haul includes 12 so far in his first campaign in the Premier League since joining from Barcelona in the summer.
The Chilean has started more league games than any other Arsenal player this season except for defender Per Mertesacker but Wenger told the...
One game dominates the Premier League schedule this weekend: The clash between title contenders Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Jose Mourinho's Chelsea are in the driving seat in the title race, but this game represents a fantastic opportunity for Manuel Pellegrini's defending champions to close the gap.
Here's a look at the best value bet in that match along with three others taking place this weekend, including Liverpool-West Ham, West Bromwich-Tottenham and Arsenal-Aston Villa.
Chelsea (home) vs. Manchester City
Asian handicap: Chelsea -0.5 (+108) vs. Man City +0.5 (-116)
3-way line: Chelsea +108 / Man City +289 / Draw +253
PickCenter public consensus money line pick: 64 percent Chelsea
Total: 2.5 (Over -104, Under -104)
It may be overstating things to say this game will decide where the Prem title ends up this season, but if Chelsea win, they'll take some stopping. A victory for Jose Mourinho's side over their nearest challengers would put Chelsea eight points clear at the top with only 13 games to play. And given how Chelsea have performed this season, it's hard to see them throwing away that sort of lead....