Hibs terminate contract of midfielder Melker Hallberg

Last updated : 27 January 2022 By Steve Forbes

Hibs have today announced that they have agreed a contract termination with midfielder Melker Hallberg.

The 26-year-old Sweden international's deal was set to expire this summer, and he was able to speak to interested parties about a possible pre-contract deal this month.

However, the Hibees have moved to get him off the wage bill early and allow him to find a new club, as new boss Shaun Maloney continues to mould the squad to his liking.

Hallberg won't be a free agent for long, with St Johnstone said to be close to landing his signature this evening.

There has also been a couple of sides in his homeland linked with a move.

He played 61 times for the Hibees and scored 3 goals.

Hibernian-Mad View:

This one has been expected all month.

Melker has been out with injury all season, and has struggled to get in the side since his return.

He had been a fringe player before his injury, and it's clear that Maloney didn't see him as part of his future plans.

St Johnstone would be a good move for him, and Hibs-Mad wish him well when he finds a new club.

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