Hibs linked with Sunderland trio

Last updated : 06 January 2020 By Steve Forbes

According to The Northern Echo, Hibs boss Jack Ross is considering a move for THREE current Sunderland players.

Black Cats boss Phil Parkinson is looking to refresh his squad during the transfer window and it could see a few players leaving the Stadium of Light.

According to the Echo, Ross is eyeing a return for Scottish Cup winning midfielder Dylan McGeouch, who is currently out-of-favour.

McGeouch left the Hibees for Sunderland on a pre-contract in 2018, and has only played 7 times this season.

The former Celtic kid is out-of-contract this coming summer, and the Hibees could make a pre-contract offer to their fromer players as of now.

Also linked with a return to Hibs is striker Marc McNulty, who was on loan at Easter Road last season, another finding it hard to nail down a first team spot at Sunderland.

Parkinson could terminate his loan deal, and should it happen, the report claims Hibs are waiting in the wings to attempt to re-sign the player, most probably another loan.

The thrid Black Cat being linked with a return to Edinburgh, is former Hearts goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin.

McLaughlin has played quite regulary this season, so the Hibees might find this move expensive.

It also calls into question the future's of current Hibs keepers Ofir Marciano, Adam Bogdan and Chris Maxwell.

Marciano is apparently frustrated at Easter Road and is said to be looking for a move.

Bogdan has only signed a short-term deal and Maxwell is on-loan from Preson.


All three would be cracking signings, but there is a lot of work to be done before any of them can be signed.

Hibs will be looking to bolster their squad for a european charge, and signing all three would add real quality to the squad.

It could be later in the window that we find out if this deal gets done.

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