Scott Sinclair reckons Aston Villa’s signing of Adama Traore from Barcelona is even more just like the type of buy he expected at Manchester City.
Traore’s £7million appearance from the Spanish giants has set Villa Park buzzing, he will Aston Villa jersey.
Also boss Tim Sherwood’s admission the winger is “very brief of fitness” has done small to dampen objectives.
And Sinclair, twenty-six, finalized completely in the summertime from City, admits it is the calibre of player his old club would have gone for.
“But hey, it’s exciting for the club. To sign a player from Barcelona just shows the club is going forward," he said.
“I’m certain Adama had lots of other choices to go somewhere else.
“It’s great for Aston Villa soccer club that we can entice and sign that quality of player.”
Traore is one of 10 summer signings in Villa Park along with Sinclair, Jordan Amavi, Jordan Ayew, Mark Bunn, Jose spiritual being Crespo, Rudy Gestede, Idrissa Gueye, Micah Richards and Jordan Veretout.
Their arrival has cushioned the blow of shedding Christian Benteke, Fabian Delph and Ron Vlaar.