The 10 best January transfer window signings Hibs have ever made

It's very easy to get things wrong in the January transfer window and there have been numerous examples at Easter Road throughout the years to back up that point. However, as this collection of players will show, it's also possible to sign some real talent to make either an immediate or lasting impact.

Friday, 18th January 2019, 11:45 am
Anthony Stokes joined Hibs for a second spell in the 2016 January transfer window. Picture: SNS
Anthony Stokes joined Hibs for a second spell in the 2016 January transfer window. Picture: SNS

This list runs in chronological order.

Though memories have been soured by a pre-contract move to Celtic, Caldwell was excellent at Easter Road and his willingness to play football from centre-back typified Tony Mowbray's side.
Famous for scoring a hat-trick at Ibrox in a 3-0 victory, Sproule's pace was a lethal weapon for Hibs over two-and-a-half years and helped win the 2007 League Cup. He would later return for a second spell.

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Didn't play much initially but would ultimately blossom into a dependable centre-back and would eventually be named club captain. Made 173 appearances in his time at Easter Road.
Played just 32 games after arriving from Oldham but certainly made his mark with 19 goals scored.
The boyhood Hibs fan had his detractors but he had a respectable scoring record of 22 goals in 98 games and netted a decisive double as the club earned a European place at the end of the 2009-10 campaign.
Signed from Wigan, Fyvie was an unappreciated but vital cog of the team that would win the 2016 Scottish Cup final, ending the club's long wait for the trophy, and the Championship crown the following year.
Initially brought to the club in a swap loan deal with Dundee, in exchange for Alex Harris, he has blossomed into a menacing attacking threat down the right-hand side.
The striker arrived for the second of his three spells on loan from Celtic. Though his league form was a little disappointing, he was the undoubted man of the match, scoring twice, as Hibs toppled Rangers at Hampden.
This season hasn't lived up to his initial form after arriving on loan from Grasshopper, but there's little doubt he remains an important and talented player in Neil Lennon's squad.
Helped complete one of the best midfield trios of modern times as he teamed up with Dylan McGeouch and John McGinn, enabling Hibs to push for second place in the Ladbrokes Premiership last term.