Swindon accept Collins bid

Sky Sports understands that Swindon Town have accepted a bid from Hibernian for highly-rated striker James Collins.

Last Updated: 21/07/13 at 18:23 Post Comment

James Collins: Could be set for a switch to Hibernian

James Collins: Could be set for a switch to Hibernian

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Collins was a key player for Swindon last season after making the move from Shrewsbury Town, having previously started his career with Aston Villa.

He has attracted a lot of interest this summer and it now understood that Hibs have moved into pole position for his signature after having a bid accepted.

It is thought that Hibs submitted a proposal worth around £200,000 for the 22-year-old forward.

Pat Fenlon's Hibernian finished seventh in the Scottish Premier League last season and will be looking to strengthen ahead of the new campaign.

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