Hibs are set to land a “sizeable sum” if former star John McGinn can help Aston Villa secure a return to the Premier League in Monday’s playoff final.

According to the Edinburgh Evening News, the Hibees inserted a clause entitling them a hefty fee if the Villains regained their place in England’s top tier – and they now sit just 90 minutes away from doing that.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - APRIL 16: John McGinn of Hibernian celebrates scoring a penalty during the penalty shoot out during the Scottish Cup Semi Final between Hibernian and Dundee United at Hampden Park on April 16, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Hibs have already pocketed £3million from selling the midfielder to Villa and the funds would come at a nice time to help Paul Heckingbottom improve his squad.

Villa face Derby County at Wembley on Monday after finishing fifth in the Championship this season and beating West Brom in the playoff semi-finals.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 14: John McGinn of Aston Villa holds off Chris Brunt of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on May 14, 2019 in West Bromwich, England.

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McGinn has been a standout at Villa this season as Dean Smith’s side look to end their stint in the Championship.

The Scotland international has made 43 appearances, scoring six times and contributing ten assists in his debut season south of the border.

LEEDS, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: John McGinn of Aston Villa in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on April 28, 2019 in Leeds, England.

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McGinn’s performances for Villa saw him named both fans’ and players’ Player of the Year and he’ll be hoping for one final performance to get them over the line and see off Frank Lampard’s Derby County.

He was also nominated for Goal of the Season but his phenomenal strike against Sheffield Wednesday was beaten by Jack Grealish’s wonder goal against Rotherham.

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