Jack Ross has heaped praise on Hibs’ Josh Doig, the left-back showing the form that has had him linked with Arsenal and Leeds United in recent days.

The teenager has been a standout at Easter Road this season after breaking into the senior fold following a loan spell at Queen’s Park. His displays have caught the eye of clubs down south, Arsenal, Chelsea Leeds United and Manchester City all keen according to reports.

Doig is attracting interest from the likes of Arsenal.

Doig is attracting interest from the likes of Arsenal. (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Scottish champions Celtic and League One Sunderland are also said to be keeping tabs on the teenager who is making the left-back spot at Easter Road his own, mentored carefully by club legend Lewis Stevenson.

Perhaps his best display in a Hibs shirt came on Wednesday, despite the 1-0 defeat to Rangers. Doig shone up against Rangers captain James Tavernier, earning Man of the Match for his efforts.


And manager Ross has praised Doig for this: “He’s been terrific recently and all season. For an 18-year-old, it gets overlooked how young he is, how many games he’s played and the level of performance he’s produced against some top players.

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Impressive star. (Photo by Rob Casey/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“He’s getting better and better. The thing about Josh as well is I get to see his character, mindset and approach to the game. He’s a joy to work with and I was delighted with him again.

“There was a real onus on the type of performance we produced and I thought the players were excellent in that respect in what they put into the game and how they hard they pushed to get something from it. I think we can take a lot from this performance.

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