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Celtic midfielder Ewan Henderson has emerged as a transfer target for fellow Scottish Premiership side Hibernian after falling down the pecking order under new manager Ange Postecoglou. The arrival of the Japanese trio of Yosuke Ideguchi, Reo Hatate and Daizen Maeda has pushed Hibs target Henderson down the midfield pecking order at Celtic.

Henderson has played once under Postecoglou at Celtic this season and it's unsurprising that he has been linked with a move away from the club in the winter transfer window. The report from the Daily Express disclosed that Hibs boss Shaun Maloney is keen to improve his squad with the midfielder. He wants to make him his first season after his appointment as the Hibernian manager at the end of last year.

Hibs fans won't forget the Henderson name in a hurry after Liam Henderson delivered the corner kick that was headed home by David Gray for the dramatic 2016 Scottish Cup final winner. Liam Henderson is the senior brother of Ewan Henderson.

Ewan Henderson has six months left on his Celtic contract at the moment. This means that Shaun Maloney and Hibs might need to pay a transfer fee if they want to sign the midfielder from the Europa League campaigners.Hibs could do a deal for the player in the form of a sell-on and extra payments dependent on performance.

Maloney is no stranger to Henderson having coached him during his time with the Celtic B team.

Hibs could face competition from the Italian Serie B for Ewan Hendersonwho could follow in the footsteps of his brother, Liam Henderson. Liam moved to the Italian Serie B when he left Scottish football. He has since become an important player for Empoli in the Italian Serie A. The target is for Empolito keep their place in the Italian top flight.