Hibs youngster Murray Johnson closing in on six-figure move to Wolves

Highly-rated Hibs youngster Murray Johnson could be on the verge of sealing a six-figure move to Wolves.

By Matthew Elder
Sunday, 14th March 2021, 3:40 pm
Updated Sunday, 14th March 2021, 3:41 pm
Hibs goalkeeper Murray Johnson is closing in on a move to Wolves.
Hibs goalkeeper Murray Johnson is closing in on a move to Wolves.

The promising teenage goalkeeper has been training alongside first team stoppers Ofir Marciano, Matt Macey and Kevin Dabrowski and has also featured in matchday warm-ups for Jack Ross' side.

He signed a new deal at Easter Road in January but recently spent time on trial with Manchester City amid interest from a number of English Premier League clubs.

However, according to reports, Wolves are set to win the race for Johnson with a £250,000 deal that would also net Hibs further incentives and add-ons.

The academy graduate was called up by Scotland Under-17s last year having been capped three times at Under-16 level.

It has also been reported that Hibs striker Ethan Laidlaw, a former Easter Road ball boy who recently signed his first professional contract, spent last week on trial at Leeds United.

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