Hibs make O’Connor bid

Scunthorpe United

Hibernian have made a bid to sign Scunthorpe midfielder Michael O'Connor, according to the npower League One club's manager Alan Knill.

Knill confirmed Hibs had approached the Iron about O’Connor, a 24-year-old Northern Ireland international.

“We’ve had an offer,” Knill said on the BBC website. “I spoke to the Hibs boss Pat Fenlon late last week about a general inquiry.

“In the meantime, they’ve made an offer and the board is considering it. At the moment he’s our player until the end of the season.”