Hibs set to sign Jackson Irvine

Last updated : 10 January 2021 By Steve Forbes

It has been revealed today that Hibs are closing in on the signing of Australian international midielder Jackson Irvine.

The 27-year-old is a free agent after leaving Hull City in the summer and acording to the Daily Record, Hibs boss Jack Ross is hopeful of signing the player in the coming days.

Irvine started his career with Celtic, before making his name with Ross County. He had loan spells with Killie then County, before making his move to the Staggies permanent in 2015.

Jackson then moved south to Burton Albion in 2016, who broke their transfer record to sign him, thought to have been around £400,000.

He scored 10 goals in 40 games in his only season and earned himself a big money move to Hull City.

Hibs boss Jack Ross is hopefull of completing the move, but it won't be in time for Monday night's trip to face Celtic at Parkhead.

Editors View:

If Hibs can pull this off it would be an outstanding piece of business from the club.

Irvine is exactly what the Hibees are crying out for in midfield, a big, powerful, combatitive player, who can also put his foot on the ball and play a bit, and can score goals.

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