HIBS REJECT SECOND CELTIC BID FOR McGINN, CONFIRMS LENNON

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NEIL LENNON has confirmed Hibs have knocked back a second bid from Celtic for midfielder John McGinn.

The Easter Road side rejected an offer of £1.5 million from the Hoops earlier this month and were braced for an improved approach for the 22-year-old Scotland international.

Brendan Rodgers’ men came came back with something in the region of £2 million, but Lennon confirmed it had been thrown out.

The Edinburgh club’s boss said: “We have rejected two bids from Celtic. Our club has a valuation of the player.

“I don’t know what that is, but obviously Celtic have not met the valuation that Hibs want.”

McGinn is entering the final year of his contract with the Easter Road outfit and Championship clubs Ipswich Town, Nottingham Forest. Birmingham City and Derby County have also been linked with the all-action man.

He could play against NSI Runavik in the Europa League first qualifying round tomorrow night.

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