Hibs Striker Simon Murray set to complete 150,000 move to Bidvest Wits

Last updated : 17 July 2018 By Steve Forbes

Hibs striker Simon Murray has agreed to terms with South African side Bidvest Wits it's been revealed tonight.

According to the Scottish Sun, the former Dundee United striker has agreed to a switch that will net the Hibees £150,000.

The 26-year-old will move to the Johannesburg club after only 12 months in Edinburgh.

Murray started his Hibees career in spectacular form, scoring 14 goals before Christmas, including strikes against Rangers and Hearts, but fell out-of-favour and ended up moving on loan to Dundee in January.

Motherwell have already had a £50,000 offer knocked back this summer, and former clubs Dundee and Dundee Utd were both expected to make a move for the former Arbroath striker.

Turkish side Elazigspor made also made an offer, in the region of £100,000 in January, which was also knocked back.

The move to South Africa is expected to be completed over the next 48 hours.

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