Jackson Irvine Hib’s transfer talks are “positive” as Jack Ross rates Scott Allan’s loan spells

Jack Ross has shown that the transfer talks with Jackson Irvine have been “positive”.

The Australian midfielder’s short-term Hibs deal runs this summer, but Ross is keen to get him signed to a longer-term deal.

The former Celtic and Ross County man is believed to be keeping his options open, although talks with the Easter Road Club have been promising and Ross remains confident that something can be agreed.

“Graeme [Mathie, sporting director] continues to hold talks with his representatives, ”Ross told the Edinburgh Evening News. “I think they’ve been pretty positive so far, but nothing specific to report.”

The hope is that Irvine will either compete or play with Scott Allan for the next season.

The playmaker was on loan at Inverness until the end of the season at the insistence of the players and has taken valuable playing time in the Highlands as Neil McCann’s team pursued a play-off spot in the championship.

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Allan has been reduced to fleeting appearances in green and white this season after heart disease emerged, but Ross is happy to see his involvement in games steadily increasing with the next season in mind.

He added, “It builds up the number of minutes on the field,” said Ross. “He went from 60 to 65 to 70. In that sense, it’s obviously working well for him and hopefully he can.” return to us in a position where we and he know that he is back to where he was before the discovery of his condition. “

Hibs are in the Scottish Cup this weekend when they face Stranraer in the fourth round on Sunday.

Jamie Murphy will be out due to injury and while his season is not necessarily over, Ross has confirmed that he will miss the Cup tie and Premiership tie against Livingston in the next midweek at home.

He stated, “Jamie will not be available for these upcoming games,” said Ross. “He will continue to be judged whether he will play again this season but will not be available for these upcoming games.”

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