Osbourne leaves Aston Villa for Hibs chance

Released Aston Villa midfielder Isaiah Osbourne is delighted with his move to Hibs.

Released Aston Villa midfielder Isaiah Osbourne is delighted with his move to Hibs.

The 23-year-old - brother of Aberdeen midfielder Isaac Osbourne - has enjoyed loan spells with Nottingham Forest, Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday.

He told the club's official website: "Everything about the move to Hibernian felt right - I'm joining an ambitious club with everything in place for the team to succeed.

"There were other options that I looked at back down in England, but I wanted a fresh challenge and Hibernian met all my requirements.

"The manager, Colin Calderwood, knows what I'm about and I believe he will be able to get the best out of me.

"Over the past few seasons, I've been out on loan a few times and I've never really enjoyed a settled run in the team - it has been a bit stop-start to be honest.

"Now I want to enjoy my football again, play regularly and do all I can to make Hibernian successful."

 
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