Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Swansea Look To Offer Britton & Sinclair New Deals

Swansea Look To Offer Britton & Sinclair New Deals

Swansea City manager Brendan Rodgers is looking to get midfield duo Leon Britton and Scott Sinclair secured to longer contracts at the club.

The Irishman has explained that Britton returned to the Liberty Stadium last season to 'prove himself' and his contract reflected that. But now the 28 year-old, who is one of the most successful passers in European football, has more than proved himself in top flight. Therefore Rodgers wants to reward him with an improved and longer deal.

He also wants to do the same with Scott Sinclair and get the winger secured at the club.

Rodgers said:

'We are in discussions with Leon at the moment.

'When he came back to the club, he came back on a deal that was about him proving himself again and proving himself to me as a new manager.

'There's no doubt he has done that, and he is one we would like to tie down.

'We have not started anything major yet with Scotty, but I would also hope to get a new contract sorted out with him before the end of the season.

'He and I have had a chat and the chairman has spoken to his agent, so we will see how things go on that one.'


Rodgers added that a lot of the players have been secured under longer contracts, while Britton and Sinclair were the remaining duo with deals expiring within the next year or so.

'A lot of the others were secured last summer, and they are two we would like to add to the list of players who have committed to the club in the long term,'

'Leon has become a very important player for us, and part of the contract he signed when he came back was that if he played a certain number of games, his contract would be up for renewal.

'That's where we are at now with Leon and we want to get things sorted out with him.

'Scotty will also be going into the last year of his contract next year and that's not something we would like to run on for much longer.

'He has been brilliant for this club and he is someone we want to secure going forward.

'These things can take a wee bit of time to sort out, but the most important thing is that Scott's very happy here.'



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday March 22 2012
Time: 10:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Swansea City In Talks To Sign Bolanos?

Swansea City are being linked with a move for Gremio's Ecuadorian attacker Miller Bolanos

Gomis Would Have To Take Big Wage Cut To Join Marseille?

Latest speculation suggests that French side Marseille are interested in taking Bafetimbi Gomis on loan

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Opinions from Holland on Mike van der Hoorn

Some quick and brief opinions on Mike van der Hoorn, the Ajax defender that we look set to sign for around £2m

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Suggested By:
Taylor first choice, Kingsley backup13%
Taylor first choice, new signing as backup1%
Kingsley first choice, Taylor as backup67%
Kingsley first choice, new signing as backup9%
new signing first choice, Kingsley as backup8%
something else2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.yugo231
2.Vital Swansea City1
3.Phil W1
4.Andyjack781