Scott Sinclair says that his former manager Roberto Mancini will see much different player when Celtic face Zenit St Petersburg this Thursday evening.

Sinclair was signed by Manchester City from Swansea City back in 2012, when Mancini was in charge of City but the winger never really made an impact during his three years at the Etihad.

Despite spells West Brom and Aston Villa, it’s been at Celtic where the 28-year-old has made the biggest impact of his career and he’s ready to prove how much better he is now than he was six years ago.

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Speaking about his time at City, Sinclair said:

When I went to City I only played a few games under him. I am much different. But there are so many players there that didn’t really get as much game time as they would have liked. I am a much more different now, than then.

When asked if he has a point to prove to Mancini, Sinclair said:

I don’t have a point to prove to him, it’s for myself. You have these targets and the levels that you want to play at and for me it is working hard and giving it 100 per cent. He is a very tactical manager, I am sure he will be doing a lot of tactical work to stop us performing tomorrow and I am sure he will be wanting to win the game.