Hibs sign Sporting Lisbon Midfielder Ryan Gauld on loan

Hibs have this evening, finally, completed the signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Ryan Gauld

The former Dundee United wonderkid has signed on loan until the of the season.

Gauld, 23, is Hibs first January transfer window signing.

Speaking to the official Hibs website, he said:

“I’ve been aware that Hibs were keen to get me in the door as soon as possible and that made me feel really wanted. It played a big part in my decision.

“The manager told me to come here and show everyone what I can do, to go and try to add quality to the team.”

Hibs boss Neil Lennon added:

“Ryan’s got good vision and sees things quickly. He’s got football intelligence and we want to utilise that.

“Ryan may see the runs that others don’t. I’m really excited to see what he can bring to the team.”

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