Manchester United youngster Will Fish has returned to Hibernian on loan following a previous season-long loan spell at the club

Fish had been part of United’s travelling squad to the United States but was called back after a loan deal was agreed with Hibernian.

The youngster made 21 appearances on loan at Hibs last season and will be hoping for a similar impact at Easter Road this season.

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Hibernian ‘delighted’ with signing

Speaking on their club’s website, Hibs Manager Lee Johnson said: “We’re delighted to get this deal over the line and bring Will back to the Club.

“During his first season with us, he showed that he is a player with real quality, and he adds composure and consistency to our back-line. Everyone at the club is looking forward to working with Will again and having him around the building.”

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Fish has bright future

United were happy with Fish’s experience out on loan in Scotland last season according to the Manchester Evening News. The defender featured and put in a good performance against Leeds United and did the same thing when he came off the bench against Lyon, the defender is also highly rated by United.

The defender made his first team debut in a small cameo against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the final game of the 2020/2021 season under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The defender earned plaudits for his composure and leadership qualities with his manager at Hibernian, clearly a big fan of his.

Speaking to BBC Sport Sound, Johnson said: “He’s been fantastic. I’ve said before if you could build a centre-half, you’d build Will Fish. He’s a great student and a great lad and he’s had to up his gravitas levels for this league and his on-pitch personalities.”

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