Hibs are set to swoop for Derby midfielder Craig Bryson, according to a report.

According to  the Express (15 January, page 68), Neil Lennon’s side could sign the Scotland international this month.

DERBY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Craig Bryson of Derby County during the FA Cup Third Round match between Derby County and Southampton FC at Pride Park on January 5, 2019 in Derby, United Kingdom.

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The midfielder’s contract is up at the end of the season but his future at Pride Park is unclear.

Bryson joined Derby in 2011 after four years at Kilmarnock and  has made over 250 appearances for The Rams.

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He spent last season on loan with Cardiff City and helped the Bluebirds win promotion to the Premier League

24th November 2018, Easter Road, Edinburgh, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Hibernian versus Dundee; Hibernian manager Neil Lennon

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Bryson has been a regular for Frank Lampard this season but Derby owner Mel Morris is keen to slash the wage bill.

Alex Pearce and George Thorne have both already left this month.

Hibs have already added Ryan Gauld to the side after loanee Emerson Hyndman returned to Bournemouth.

SETUBAL, PORTUGAL - NOVEMBER 3: CD Aves midfielder Ryan Gauld from Scotland with Vitoria Setubal midfielder Joao Costinha from Portugal in action during the Primeira Liga match between Vitoria Setubal and CD Aves at Estadio do Bonfim on November 3, 2017 in Setubal, Portugal. (

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Bringing Bryson in would really strengthen the Hibees midfield in the second half of the season.

The 32-year-old would walk right into the side and would probably end the capital side’s interest in Scott Allan.

With a wealth of experience, the former Killie man would help Lennon’s side secure a top-six place.

Hibs started the season well but have struggled in recent weeks and slid down the table.

The Cabbage find themselves in 8th place.

A strong run of results after the winter break could propel them up the table and adding Bryson would really help them achieve their goals this season.

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