Brendan Heaps Praise On Sinclair

Friday, 13 August 2010, 6:16
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The Swansea City manager is likely to play his first signing tomorrow in the home game with Preston and whilst he says it is a three year deal not a one game one he is talking up the impact that Sinclair can have on the Swans.

Speaking to the Evening Post, Rodgers said "He is very direct

"When he gets the ball he wants to score or threaten defences.

"He always puts people on the back foot, which is what we want. He will hopefully give us the penetration we need.

"I watched Craig Bellamy (in Llanelli on Wednesday) and it is a similar sort of thing with him. If you have that outstanding pace it really frightens teams.

"As well as goals, Scott will bring us that pace. There will not be many quicker than him.

"I don't want to put too much pressure on him," he added. "He is coming here for three years, not one game.

"He has always looked after himself. He has played a part in games for Chelsea during pre-season.

"But, for sure, he is not going to be up to speed until he gets two or three games under his belt.

"He is going to be a great signing for this club.

"Part of my job at Chelsea was to keep an eye on the loan players," said Rodgers. "I would go and watch Scott and players like Michael Mancienne and Ryan Bertrand.

"What I always found with Scott was that wherever he was on loan, there was a real sense in the crowd that he could do something every time he got the ball.

"People were waiting for things to happen. He is that type of player."

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