Hibs have today announced that young winger Steven Bradley has signed a new deal with the club AND joined Ayr United on loan.
The 19-year-old has signed a new deal at Easter Road that will keep him tied to the club until 2024.
Bradley has also agreed to join Championship side Ayr United on loan until the end of the season, however the Hibees have inserted a recall option in the deal.
Speaking to the official club website, Hibs Sporting Director Graeme Mathie said:
“Firstly, we are delighted that Steven has signed an extended contract. He’s a player we rate highly and are very pleased to have him as a Hibernian player for the next three years.
“He has benefitted from being part of Jack Ross’ first team group for the last season and will continue to develop under the guidance of David Hopkin and Jim Duffy at Ayr United."
“The loan is a good opportunity for Steven to play regular football and his challenge will be to gain regular match minutes in the Scottish Championship, which will be a very competitive league this year.
“We wish him every success with his loan and look forward to seeing him back at HTC in the not-too-distant future.”
Steven goes straight into the squad for tommorow night's clash with Raith Rovers.
Bradley has managed 4 appearances for the Hibs first team so far in his career.
A wee bit of a surprise this.
Steven has shown up well when called upon, and with the injuries we have just now, would have been a good option to have.
However, it's a really good move for the kid and he will pick up some good experience in the Championship.
Good luck Steven!
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