Date: 27th August 2012 at 7:50pm
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Swansea City winger Scott Sinclair looks like he’ll finally complete a move to Manchester City after weeks of rumours and speculation.

After rejecting a new contract at the Liberty Stadium, title holders Manchester City have been linked with the midfielder for the past few weeks, but it wasn’t known at first whether it was just media speculation or fact.

It appears to be the latter, as the often reliable Sky Sports sources believe that Mancini will sign their man on Tuesday for a £6.2m fee.

Scott Sinclair’s current contract expires at the end of the season and it’s probably best for the club if they cash in on him now, rather than see him leave for nothing next Summer.

The move has been delayed somewhat as the Swans have asked for a higher fee, plus they’ll also want to line up a replacement.

Pablo Hernandez as Laudrup’s main target to come in to cover the hole in the squad he’ll leave behind, and he’ll hope to have more success with an improved bid for the Valencia man.

Sinclair hasn’t started in either of Swansea’s opening two Premier League fixtures due to the ongoing media speculation linking him with a move out of the club, but he did net a goal at QPR as a substitute.

The Swans will now have to act fast to bring in a replacement as the transfer window closes on Friday.

Thursday update: Sinclair looks set to undergo a medical at Manchester City today to complete a move before Friday’s transfer deadline (11pm).