Kevin Nisbet: Brentford enter race to sign Hibs striker - reports

Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet is wanted by English Premier League hopefuls Brentford, according to reports.

Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet is reportedly wanted by Brentford. Picture: SNS
Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet is reportedly wanted by Brentford. Picture: SNS

The Scottish Sun claim Thomas Frank’s side are looking at the Scottish international as a possible replacement for Ivan Toney, who is being linked with several top clubs after netting 30 goals in 48 games since moving from Peterborough United.

Hibs had to fend off interest from Birmingham City in the January transfer window with the English Championship club making a £3 million bid. The striker handed in a transfer request as a result of the rejected offer.

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That saw the summer signing from Dunfermline Athletic drop out of the starting XI for a few games, though he’s recently won his place back and netted three times in his last four outings before missing last Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to St Johnstone through injury.

Brentford are guaranteed third place in the Championship this season with one game to play. They’ll play either Bournemouth or Barnsley in the play-off semi-finals.

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