Neil Lennon hopeful of bringing Scott Bain back to Hibs

Hibs boss Neil Lennon has revealed he's hoping to lure goalkeeper Scott Bain back to Easter Road this summer - but admits he'll face opposition from other clubs.

Thursday, 15th March 2018, 10:02 am
Updated Thursday, 15th March 2018, 10:08 am
Scott Bain was at Easter Road for less than a month but did enough to sufficiently impress Neil Lennon. Picture: SNS Group

Bain signed for the Capital club from Dundee on loan until the end of the season but switched to Celtic on transfer deadline day in a three-way deal which saw Scott Allan return to Hibs and striker Simon Murray head for Dens Park.

Lennon, however, told the 26-year-old, who never played a game for Hibs, that he’d happily have him back once his shot-term deal with Celtic comes to an end.

But Lennon acknowledged he’ll have a fight on his hands, with Bain having starred in Celtic’s Old Firm win at the weekend and Hoops manager Brendan Rodgers believed to be interested in keeping him.

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Hearts have also been credited with an interest in the former Alloa number one.

Lennon said: “There is an interest and we made sure Scotty realised that before he left us. Even in the short time he was here we were very impressed.”