A recent report has linked both Hibs and St Johnstone with former SPFL man and free agent Efe Ambrose (Scottish Daily Mail, page 115, 17/11/19).

A familiar face to Scottish football fans, Ambrose made his name at Celtic as a cult hero before moving to Easter Road permanently in 2017. He’s been without a club since leaving Derby County in the summer.

Ambrose hass been linked with Hibs and St Johnstone. (Photo by Nick Taylor/Liverpool FC/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Saints boss Tommy Wright reportedly wants to add experience to his backline whilst Ambrose could become the first signing of the Jack Ross era.

Ambrose would be a solid addition for either Hibs or St Johnstone

As the 31-year-old showed during his stint at Hibs, he can be called upon as a reliable centre-half. Such form earned him a move to Derby in January, but he hasn’t kicked a ball since.


Ambrose first started out in Scottish football with Celtic. He scooped four Premiership titles, a League Cup and a Scottish Cup whilst representing the Glasgow side.

Ambrose was a loyal Celtic servant. (Photo By Seb Daly/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Most recently though he played for Hibs, where he featured just under 80 times across both a loan and permanent stint. Now it seems like a return to Leith could potentially be on the cards.

Ambrose alternatively could move to St Johnstone, who are in desperate need of solidity at the back. They currently have the Premiership’s joint-worst defensive record.

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