Hibs new boy Ryan Gauld '˜looking sharp and clever'

Ryan Gauld could go straight into the Hibs side for Saturday's home William Hill Scottish Cup fourth-round clash with Elgin City and one new team-mate is expecting big things from the Sporting Lisbon midfielder.

Friday, 18th January 2019, 5:30 am
Ryan Gauld has joined Hibs on loan until the end of the season

The 23-year-old has joined the Easter Road side on loan until the end of the season and Hibs defender Paul Hanlon has been impressed by the new recruit in training.

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“Gauldy joined us in Dubai last week and it was a good chance for him to mix with the boys because we were together 24/7,” said the centre-back.

“He’s settled in great and he’s looked brilliant in training. He looks sharp and clever. He’s an intelligent footballer – just what we need, really. I’m sure he’ll be a great addition to the squad. The style of play we like to play suits him perfectly so it’s just a case of him getting himself going and showing what he’s all about.”