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

Stoke Win Brings Positive Feeling Back Says Clement

Swansea City boss Paul Clement says his side have some momentum again after a vital home win over Stoke City

Stats: Swansea City v Stoke City

All the stats from Swansea City (2) vs (0) Stoke City, Liberty Stadium, 22nd April 2017 Att: 20,566

Team Line-Ups: Swansea City vs Stoke City

Confirmed team Line-Ups as Swansea City host Stoke at the Liberty Stadium

Revenues Soar But A Premier League Loss - 22/4/17

Premier League clubs posted record revenues in the season of 2015/16, but across the 20 top flight teams they still posted a loss of more than £100million.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Stoke City
Suggested By:
Fabianski25%
Naughton0%
Mawson0%
Fernandez0%
Kingsley0%
Britton50%
Ki0%
Carroll0%
Ayew25%
Llorente0%
Sigurdsson0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 32 24 3 5 75 38
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 33 19 9 5 66 29
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 31 16 12 3 60 24
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 31 11 7 13 40 -3
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
13 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
14 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
15 Burnley 33 10 6 17 36 -14
16 Crystal Palace 32 10 5 17 35 -8
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 5:30PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W9
2.KevinE6
3.GThomas4
4.yugo233
5.Woody1
Write for Vital Football