Manchester United loanee likely to leave after season-long loan in Scotland

Manchester United loanee at Hibernian, Will Fish, is adamant he does not want to return to reserve football after getting a taste of first-team action in the Scottish Premiership this season.

It is understood that Hibernian manager Lee Johnson is keen to keep the 20-year-old beyond his temporary deal, but Fish is under contract at Manchester United until 2025.

Fish told Edinburgh Evening News: “I definitely wouldn’t go back to playing reserves football. I think everyone is on the same page with that.

“Once you get a taste of that Saturday 3pm, when there’s pressure to get three points and you’ve got fans cheering you on, it’s hard to get that feeling elsewhere. I’m definitely going to go somewhere.”

The same decision was made by former academy player Dylan Levitt last year. He joined Dundee United on a permanent deal following a season-long loan.

Not everyone can make it at united and, at 20, it’s great for Fish to be playing regularly first-team football. You can’t fault his desire to move on because it’s unlikely to happen for him at United.

It sounds like Hibernian might try to get something done in the coming weeks.

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