Blackburn affirm bid for Scotland worldwide Ryan Porteous however face competitors from Watford and Udinese as Hibernian imagine the defender is prone to go away the membership in January
- Blackburn boss John Dahl Thomassen confirms bid for Ryan Porteous
- The Hibernian defender is predicted to go away the membership within the January window
- Scotland worldwide Porteus turned down a brand new contract in November
- Golf equipment chasing the signature of Porteous embody Watford and Udinese
Blackburn have confirmed they’ve made a bid for Hibernian defender and Watford goal Ryan Porteous.
Rovers boss John Dahl Tomasson confirmed the supply, with the Dane claiming the middle again is a ‘chief’.
Tomasson acknowledged Rovers face competitors for the 23-year-old, who made his Scotland debut final yr.
Blackburn have confirmed they’ve made a bid for Hibernian central defender Ryan Porteous
Hibernian have admitted Porteous is prone to go away the membership in January, after deciding to not signal a brand new contract with the Scottish Premiership facet.
Hibernian chief government Ben Kensell stated final week: ‘We now have to say he has been a improbable servant to the membership, and we have had nothing however constructive suggestions.’
‘Ryan is prone to go on this window.
‘He has quite a few choices to select from and we need to get the perfect deal for the membership whereas keeping track of the very best deal for Ryan.’
Hibs supervisor Lee Johnson instructed in November that it might be a ‘greatest concept’ for Porteous to go away the membership in January,
Watford and Udinese are additionally occupied with Porteous, who made his Scotland debut final yr
Johnson stated this may permit the membership to reinvest by promoting him for a price quite than dropping him on the finish of his contract in the summertime.
The previous Bristol Metropolis and Sunderland supervisor claimed Championship golf equipment had been proper to contemplate signing the centre-back.
Watford are anticipated to present competitors to Blackburn for the defender, with the promotion-chasing sides at the moment positioned third and fifth within the division.
Serie A facet Udinese additionally turned down a suggestion of round £250,000 for Porteous.
Since making his debut in 2017, the middle again has made 153 appearances and scored 13 targets for Hibs.