Recent Hibernian signing Jonathan Spector has been outlining why he decided to make the move to Edinburgh. The defender has signed a deal until the end of the season with the Easter Road side.

He admitted that he turned a move to America to return to British football.

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“There was interest from the MLS but I’d spent 15 years playing in England and missed that style of football” he told the BBC, referring to his time at Birmingham and West Ham.

“I love Edinburgh as a city – I’ve been here before – and this was an opportunity to get some games.”

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It makes sense for the move to be short-term. Spector has not played regular football at a high standard for a few seasons. It might take the player time to get back into the groove of playing in British football.

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However, once Spector gets up to speed he could prove to be a decent signing for the Easter Road side.

The chances of the players showing his best form this season would have to be remote, as he has not played regular football for a while.

It would make more sense to perhaps give Spector another contract in the summer, if he does well in the remainder of this season. He must feel he still has the ability to play at a high standard, and Hibs must agree.



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