Hibs complete signing of Sean Mackie

HIBS have completed the signing of Raith Rovers left-back Sean Mackie for a fee of £25,000. The 17-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half year contract with the Easter Road club.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 26th February 2016, 5:44 pm
Updated Saturday, 5th March 2016, 4:02 am
Sean Mackie has signed a four-and-a-half year deal
Sean Mackie has signed a four-and-a-half year deal

Edinburgh rivals Hearts had tried to lure Mackie to Tynecastle but Hibs met Raith Rovers’ asking price. Mackie put pen to paper yesterday after passing a medical on Thursday.

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“Hibernian have a good reputation for bringing through young players, and it is a good environment for me to continue my development as a footballer,” the player told the Hibs website.

“When an opportunity like this comes along it is wise to take it. I will be thankful to the Fife Elite Academy and Raith Rovers for the way they have treated me, but when I join Hibernian, I will be solely focused on trying my best to continue my development as a professional footballer.”