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Hibernian confirm signing of Jackson Irvine

Tuesday12 January 2021 | 20:54
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Hibernian have announced the signing of the former Celtic and Ross County midfielder Jackson Irvine until the end of the season.

The 27-year-old Australia midfielder has reached an agreement over a contract until the end of the season and joined up his new team-mates at Hib’s training ground on Tuesday.

Ahead of Saturday’s Scottish Premiership match against Kilmarnock, manager Jack Ross told the club’s official website: “We’re delighted to be able to add a player of Jackson’s caliber to the squad and I think he’ll compliment the other players that we have.

“Jackson has played at a high level as an international. He can go box-to-box, he offers a goal threat and he’s hungry to play.

“He joins us at an exciting time with some big games coming up.”

Irvine said: “I’m pleased to have everything sorted because as soon as I heard of Hibs’ interest, I was keen to make it happen.

“No one has to tell me what a big club this is. I saw it for myself when I was with Celtic and Ross County.

“I had a great chat with the gaffer, who outlined that this is a club that wants to be competing for silverware and qualifying for Europe. Why wouldn’t you want to be part of that?

“I’ve missed playing so I’m hoping to be involved as soon as possible.

“I’ll work as hard as I can in training and hopefully give the staff something to think about.”

The move is subject to international clearance.


source: SportMob
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