Caley Thistle ‘win race to re-sign former attacker Daniel MacKay’
In line with the Solar, Inverness have managed to fend off competitors from fellow Championship outfits Raith Rovers and Ayr United, in addition to relegated Dunfermline, for the 20-year-old attacker.
MacKay is a product of the ICT youth system, having made his first crew debut at 16 earlier than happening to shine for the Caley Jags, together with setting the report as their youngest-ever league goalscorer.
Caley Thistle are set to re-sign former winger Daniel MacKay on a season-long mortgage from Hibs.
In his two seasons earlier than leaving the Highlands, MacKay made a mixed 57 appearances throughout all competitions, scoring 12 targets.
His type caught the attention of then-Hibs gaffer Jack Ross final summer time, and the Edinburgh aspect paid an undisclosed payment for his providers and handed him a four-year deal.
Nonetheless, in a interval of dugout turmoil at Easter Street the place Ross was axed earlier than rookie boss Shaun Maloney got here in for a brief interval and was additionally sacked, MacKay has discovered alternatives to impress exhausting to return by.
He has solely performed twice within the Premiership for the Hibees during the last yr, and spent the second half of final time period on mortgage on the crew who beat Inverness and others to the Championship title – Kilmarnock.
MacKay made 12 appearances throughout Killie’s run-in, however he’s not anticipated to be a part of new Hibs boss Lee Johnson’s plans for the approaching time period following a summer time the supervisor has spent rebuilding his squad, and it seems to be like Billy Dodds has gained the battle to carry him again north forward of ICT’s season-opener within the League Cup at Kelty Hearts on Saturday.