Jack Ross has been left happy with Hibs pair Kevin Nisbet and Ryan Porteous after Birmingham City and Millwall came calling for their services in the winter transfer window.

Hibs booted out a bid of around £1 million for Porteous while Deadline Day drama ensued with Nisbet as the Hibees fended off multiple Birmingham City offers to keep their top scorer.

Hibs striker Nisbet was the subject of Birmingham City interest.

Nisbet was the subject of interest. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

With three wins in a week, moving clear in third and Birmingham City and Millwall not taking any of his players all confirmed, Ross is pleased with how the week has gone and with his two in-demand men. But he knows it’s only a good week.

Ross explained: “It can change very quickly again, hence the reason you don’t get too high and too low. My assistant [John Potter] tells me a lot you’re better being on the rollercoaster than the merry go round, it’s unusual for him to come out with something as wise as that but it’s very true and sums up football management very well.

“They’ve been fine, initially there was a lot of speculation when we first left them out against Dundee United. On the back of that the players who came in have performed really well and I’ve always worked that way that players deserve to keep the jersey if they are performing well.

Millwall were after Porteous.

Millwall were after Porteous in the winter window. (Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“They understood that and to be fair to them they have been vocal in their support, I hear Ryan behind me how much he wants to Hibs to be successful and Kevin the same.”

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