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Hibs have announced that highly-rated academy forward Ethan Laidlaw has joined English Premier League side Brentford. The 18-year-old, who spent ten years in his boyhood club’s youth system, announced at the end of last season that he would be moving on to pastures new and has been training with the Bees for some time. They have signed him on a two-year deal, with the option of a third.

The Easter Road side has confirmed the receipt of a six-figure fee and, as with most transfers, have a considerable sell-on clause as part of the deal. Laidlaw, who won Under-18 and SPFL Reserve League titles with Hibs and went on to feature in the UEFA Youth League against Nantes and Borussia Dortmund, scoring in the first leg against the French side, had been linked with a move to Watford but will link up with Brentford’s B team, working with former Hea

He will be team-mates with former Rangers forward Nathan Young-Coombes, ex-Celtic and Watford youth ‘keeper Vincent Angelini; forward Aaron Pressley, the son of ex-Hearts, Dundee United, Celtic, and Scotland defender Steven, and David Beckham’s son Romeo.

rts, Aberdeen, Airdrie, and Queen of the South midfielder Neil MacFarlane.



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