Huw Jenkins: No fee for Swansea City's Scott Sinclair
HUW Jenkins has taken a swipe at Manchester City after insisting Swansea City have not agreed to sell Scott Sinclair to the champions.
Reports emerged over the weekend suggesting Swansea had settled on a fee of around £6.2 million with City for Sinclair. But Jenkins has dismissed those claims as Swansea look to bank every penny they can from Sinclair's sale.
"What has been put out about Scott Sinclair is not true," said the Swansea chairman. "I don't want to get into a war of words with Manchester City, but I find it quite unprofessional really.
"I don't know who is putting these stories out, but there's nothing at all agreed with Manchester City.
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"No deal has been agreed as yet."
Swansea are hoping to get as much as £7 million for Sinclair from megarich City.
They would argue that is fair price for a talented, young British player with one year to run on his contract. City boss Roberto Mancini responded with a "maybe" when asked on Sunday whether he expected to sign Sinclair this week.
The truth is that it would be a huge shock if the Etihad Stadium club do not seal a deal for the 23-year-old before the transfer window closes on Friday.
But Swansea are looking for the highest possible fee for a player who has matured since joining them from Chelsea two years ago.
As part of the deal which brought Sinclair to Wales, Swansea will have to give some cash to the Blues.
It is thought Swansea will have to hand over around 10 per cent of any profit made on a player who cost them £1.5 million — which should work out at around £500,000.
Sinclair has told Swansea he is not interested in signing a new contract and was left out of last Saturday's win over West Ham.