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Friday 23 August 2019

Celtic trigger 12-month option in Scott Sinclair's contract

Celtic's Scott Sinclair celebrates. Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire
Celtic's Scott Sinclair celebrates. Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire
Independent.ie Newsdesk

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Neil Lennon has confirmed that Celtic have triggered a 12-month option on Scott Sinclair's contract.

The 30-year-old winger, who signed from Aston Villa in 2016, has scored 17 goals this season.

Interim boss Lennon said: "Yes, so Scott will be here for another year. He has been a good players since he walked in the door.

"He has made a big contribution in the goals column and that football intelligence and experience is always important to have around."

Lennon also confirmed left-back Kieran Tierney is back in contention for the Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Aberdeen on Saturday but will need a double hernia operation at the end of the season.

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