Celtic fans took to social media to blast winger Scott Sinclair for last night’s performance against Motherwell.
The Bhoys succumbed to late pressure from The Steelmen to concede a late equaliser.
The 29-year-old was a second half substitute, replacing Olivier Ntcham who contributed little the game. However, the Englishman wasn’t able to inspire Celtic to an extended lead.
Are the harsh words justified?
One fan took to Twitter to blast Sinclair to possibly the greatest extent anyone can.
Sinclair is a waste of a jersey
— Paul Mclean (@pmclean67) December 5, 2018
Fans are noticing this season that the ex-Aston Villa man hasn’t reached the dizzy heights of his first season at Celtic.
His second season wasn’t that better either but still an improvement on his current performances.
Although Sinclair came off the bench, some fans thought he shouldn’t have been included at all.
Scott Sinclair should be no where near this Celtic team!
— James Smith (@J4M3SSmith1980) December 5, 2018
His effectiveness in the Celtic team hasn’t really been shown, having only scored five in 26 appearances this season.
Highlights have been few including the winner at Rosenborg but his missed penalty on Sunday’s final wasn’t surprising.
Fans have also grown accustom to the Englishman missing one-on-ones.
Transfer bound in January
Celtic fans are calling for the sale of Sinclair in next month’s transfer window.
I would get shot of Sinclair next month, guy just isn’t fit for the jersey.
— Brian Reilly 🏴 (@brian_reilly81) December 5, 2018
A replacement must be sought as Mikey Johnston and Lewis Morgan have barely pushed the former Man City player.
If it is time for the winger to leave, he will go with the fans’ best wishes for his first season.
this is nonsense tonight nothing more nothing less .Sinclair needs to move on now as does several others .I am raging over this inept performance the only consolation is they lost or we would be in real trouble .
— seeadler60 (@JamesDo24914230) December 5, 2018
Sinclair isn’t the only player getting it in the neck with Brendan Rodgers decision to make several poor changes not going down well with the fans.
Cristian Gamboa put in another poor performance as did strikers Leigh Griffiths and Odsonne Edouard.
Rodgers’ decision for bringing on Sinclair instead of James Forrest for Ntcham has fans scratching heads.
Bringing Sinclair on instead of Forrest was like selecting a spoon over a machete in a knife fight.
— 🍔 Gastro Celtic 🍀 (@Gastro_Celtic) December 5, 2018
Forrest is potentially the player of the year, while fans are growing tired of poor Sinclair performances.
Celtic’s slender lead should have forced Rodgers to cement the victory by introducing Forrest.
The above analogy is very telling as Forrest has been lethal whereas Sinclair has been blunt.
Sinclair still has fans
Nevertheless, there are some fans still backing the former Player of the Year.
Scott Sinclair getting slated across Twitter tonight…
The same Scott Sinclair who scored our winner away to Rosenborg and who made a great contribution to the winner versus Leipzig.
— Celtic Nation (@CelticNation67) December 5, 2018
There are people who don’t like to see Celts slaughtered on social media. Plus, there is a point as he has been involved in some major goals this season.
However, because he can do much more, fans are viewing him in a negative light.
This will be a career defining end to the season for Sinclair.