Previous
Dagenham & Redbridge
Crystal Palace
1
0
FT
Game Details
Real Madrid
Tottenham Hotspur
ESPN2 4:15 PM UTC Aug 4, 2015
Game Details
Bayern Munich
AC Milan
ESPN2 6:45 PM UTC Aug 4, 2015
Game Details
AS Monaco
Young Boys
6:45 PM UTC Aug 4, 2015
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 1
Game Details
Ajax Amsterdam
Rapid Vienna
6:15 PM UTC Aug 4, 2015
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 2
Game Details
Municipal
Real Salt Lake
1:00 AM UTC Aug 5, 2015
Game Details
Next

Liverpool eye Real Madrid's Cheryshev

Transfer Talk
Read

Liga MX Hot List: Boselli leads Leon

Liga MX
Read
Dagenham & RedbridgeDagenham & Redbridge
Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace
1
0
FT
Game Details

Swansea capture Chelsea winger Sinclair

Swansea have completed the signing of highly-rated Chelsea winger Scott Sinclair on a three-year deal for initial fee of £500,000.

Sinclair, 21, who is well known to Swans' boss Brendan Rodgers from his days at the Stamford Bridge academy, failed to break into the first team at Chelsea and enjoyed just one start, with another four appearances coming from the bench.

Swansea have paid an initial £500,000 to bring England Under-20 star Sinclair to the Championship, though the fee could rise to over £1million with appearances and performance-related add-ons.

Sinclair has been sent out on several loan spells inr ecent years, with his clubs including Wigan, Crystal Palace and QPR, but despite his failure to break into the first-team picture at Chelsea, Rodgers believes the the move represents a real coup for the Swans.

"Scott is obviously a player I know well and I am delighted to sign him,'' Rodgers told Swansea's official website. "He is a big talent and has been a sought-after player since he broke onto the scene.

"As far as I am concerned there is no better place for him than Swansea City. With this group of players, style of football and fantastic fans, this will be a great club for his development.

"He is only 21 and still has big potential. I think this will be a good home for him. He is a great signing for the present and the future and joins a group of exciting young players.''

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins added: "While everyone is aware that we run a tight ship here financially, we will always invest in the team when funds are available.

"I think this signing highlights our intent. It is also the club's priority to invest in bright, young talent wherever possible and I don't think you will find many young players with the talent Scott possesses.''

The deal remains subject to Premier League and Football League ratification, meaning Sinclair, who has represented England at every level up to Under-20, will not be available for Swansea's Carling Cup clash with Barnet on Wednesday.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.