AFC Wimbledon midfielder Kosta Sparta could be set to sign for Hibs, according to a report, after appearing for the Easter Road side in their Reserve League clash with Hamilton yesterday.
The Edinburgh Evening News claim that the 19-year-old featured as a trialist for the Hibees and has yet to make a first-team appearance for Wimbledon.
Sparta was a substitute as Hibs ran out 3-1 winners over Hamilton at the Hope CBD Stadium to make it six wins in a row.
Goals from Fraser Murray, Lewis Allan and Jamie Gullan sealed the win for the young Hibees with Alex Penny scoring Hamilton’s consolation.
Australian national Sparta started his career in Reading’s Academy before heading to Wimbledon last summer.
Hibs boss Paul Heckingbottom has a strong knowledge of the lower leagues of English football and it is something that could really benefit the Easter Road side in the long-term.
Whether Kosta is offered a move remains to be seen but it’s interesting that Heckingbottom is wasting no time in looking at players to add to his squad come the summer.
After picking up 13 points from 15 since taking the reins from Neil Lennon, Heck has made a fantastic start to life in the capital and should be in a strong position to improve his squad at the end of the season.