Jim Goodwin has confirmed there is ‘a bit’ of interest in Paul McGinn from Hibs after watching his St Mirren side contest a 0-0 draw with Aberdeen.
In a scrappy affair, the Buddies perhaps had the best chance of the match. Jonathan Obika was put clean through but the post denied him from giving Goodwin’s side the lead.
It finished a 0-0 draw and the Buddies can add a point to their Premiership survival tally. Speaking after the game, Goodwin said that he knew the Dons battle wouldn’t be ‘pretty.’
“We’re pleased to get a point against a good Aberdeen team,” said Goodwin. “We probably had the best opportunity of the game in the first half. The Aberdeen player makes a mistake and we get a break of the ball.
“Obika gets through but it’s not quite a straightforward opportunity. He’s got two defenders breathing down his neck and he’s very unlucky. In terms of the overall game I thought it was scrappy, I knew it wasn’t going to be pretty.”
Goodwin also confirmed that there has been an ‘enquiry’ for right-back McGinn, with Hibs the team Goodwin believes are the suitors.
“We’ll see what happens,” said Goodwin when asked about McGinn interest. “Jack likes Paul and they are needing a right-back because Jason Naismith obviously did his cruciate.
“I think there has been a bit of interest. We don’t want to lose any players as our squad is very light at the moment. There’s been an enquiry and the ball will be in Paul McGinn’s court.
“We don’t want to lose anyone, especially not someone as important as what Paul McGinn has been. But at the same time, we aren’t going to keep a player who is unhappy. So we’ll see what comes of it.”