Hibernian’s Petrie: We will bring in new players

Hibernian chairman Rod Petrie insists the club will bring in new players during the current transfer window.

Hibernian chairman Rod Petrie insists the club will bring in new players during the current transfer window.

The Edinburgh outfit are currently struggling in third bottom position on the Scottish Premier League table and Petrie is well aware that Colin Calderwood’s squad needs a bit of refreshing in order to climb up the ranks.

"We will do what we have always done and continue to support the manager to the very limit of our resources in bringing new players to the club and shaping the squad the way he wants it,” he told the club’s official website.

"We have been working consistently with Colin since he arrived to identify how we can improve things in this transfer window and again in the summer.

"The lack of new faces so far is not a 'policy decision' or the lack of effort from the manager and his coaching staff or willingness and resource from the board.

"This is a difficult window in which to make changes and things tend to happen towards the end of the window rather than at the start of it. We've done it before and we will do it again.

"Scott Lindsay (chief executive) and I had our regular, scheduled meeting with the manager and scouting co-ordinator earlier today to review progress on the many enquiries which have been made so far.

"While your club always seeks to go about its business in a quiet and professional way, you should not mistake this for a lack of effort, commitment or activity.

"We will re-double our efforts to add some fresh faces in this window for the fight ahead."

Hibs get the chance to move further away from the relegation zone when they meet Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday.

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