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25th Mar, 2018 | 11:10am

Celtic must cash in on attacker who has failed to live up to huge expectations


After a blistering start to his Celtic career, there must now be doubts starting to mount over Scott Sinclair this summer after his bitterly disappointing form in his second season with the Scottish champions.

The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to Premier League duo Bournemouth and Brighton, as reported by the Scottish Sun, and the Hoops must be looking at cashing in on a player who has failed to live up to huge expectations in the last few months.

Overall Sinclair’s time with the Bhoys has been a success, considering last season he scored 25 goals and was deservedly named player of the year on the way to a domestic treble.

This season has been a different story though, and despite being the Hoops’ top scorer with 17 goals, his form has fallen off a cliff and he has been dropped from the first-team for some big games.

It is hard to fathom that a player who is the leading the scoring charts for the side missed out on the Europa League clashes against Zenit and the recent Old Firm match at Ibrox, but that is the case with Sinclair.

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His season was summed up when he blew a great chance to score a last minute winner for the Bhoys in the recent match with Motherwell, as he took too long to get his shot away and his effort was blocked.

It was the sort of chance that he would have buried last season; this season it is a different story.

If the Hoops are able to command a fee of around £4million-plus for the player, it would be a good bit of business, as it looks unlikely that he will ever reach the heights of last season again.

In other Celtic news, the Hoops could lose a trio of attackers in the summer

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