RYAN PORTEOUS is on his way to Watford for talks after Hibs accepted the Hornets’ bid of around £500,000.

But the 23-year-old may yet hold off signing to play one more game against Aberdeen this weekend.

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Porteous will leave Hibs this month[/caption]

The Scotland defender is out of contract in the summer and has been the subject of interest from several clubs.

But the idea of working under boss Slaven Bilic – a top centre-half in his day – appeals to Porteous.

And that has seen them move ahead of others in the race to land him this month.

Hibs, though, have a defensive crisis ahead of their crunch clash with the Dons.

Porteous, a die-hard Hibee, is sympathetic to the situation boss Lee Johnson finds himself in.

And should Watford give their blessing he could yet agree to play one last game before moving to the Championship club at the beginning of next week.

Kevin Nisbet is also on his way to the Championship with Millwall in talks with the Easter Road striker.

And a £2million deal which could rise to £2.4million is expected to be completed over the coming days.

More to follow.


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