Hibs transfer update: Jack Ross reacts to Allan Campbell and Kyle Magennis link

Club has been linked with midfielders from rival Scottish Premiership teams

Thursday, 1st October 2020, 4:14 pm
Jack Ross refused to comment on talk linking Hibs with Allan Campbell and Kyle Magennis
Jack Ross refused to comment on talk linking Hibs with Allan Campbell and Kyle Magennis

Hibs head coach Jack Ross has refused to be drawn on reports linking the Capital club with Motherwell midfielder Allan Campbell and St Mirren’s Kyle Magennis.

Speaking ahead of his side’s Scottish Premiership match against Hamilton Accies on Friday night, the Easter Road boss side-stepped the rumour mill but admitted he was keen to supplement his squad before next week’s transfer deadline.

Ross said: “[Allan Campbell] is a very obvious one for people to mention because I'm sure he will attract an awful lot of attention."

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Youngster Ben Stirling departed Hibs and joined this weekend’s opponents on a permanent deal while midfielder Fraser Murray became the eighth player to head out on loan when he joined Dunfermline Athletic until the end of the 2020/21 campaign.

Praising his current squad, Ross added: “We could certainly do with one other coming in but we have been really diligent about our recruitment so far and we want to make sure it is someone who can improve us."We will keep plugging away until the close of the window and if we don't then I have a squad that it's very obvious to say I have been pleased with considering our start to the season.

"We feel we are in a good place and that's the time you should look to strengthen."

Hibs emerged from their double header against Rangers and Celtic with one point and in third place in the Scottish Premiership and Ross is eager to show they can pick up where they left off when they host Hamilton on Friday night.

He continued: "We were pleased we came away with something from the two games because everyone knows, when you play the Old Firm back to back and this season in particular - with how important points are to them every single week - they are two really tough games and they proved to be the case.

"To take something from them meant our momentum wasn't completely stopped and it's an opportunity on Friday to hopefully get back to winning games."

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