Australian World Cup hopeful Jamie Maclaren has agreed to affix Scottish Premier League outfit Hibernian on mortgage.
The five-cap Socceroos striker has left German second-tier aspect Darmstadt after his choice bid for Russia 2018 stalled with a scarcity of recreation time.
The golf equipment haven’t formally introduced the deal however Darmstadt coach Dirk Schuster confirmed Hibernian have secured the ex-A-League star’s companies.
“I hope this seems to be an excellent transfer for him and that he can draw consideration to himself for the World Cup,” Schuster advised German newspaper Bild.
“Hopefully he’ll assist Australia in the summertime after which come again to us a greater participant.”
Maclaren signed a three-year cope with Darmstadt in Might beneath former German worldwide Torsten Frings.
However his place within the squad was put beneath extra of a cloud after Frings was sacked as coach and changed by Schuster.
Maclaren left the A-League after scoring 40 league objectives in his two seasons at Brisbane Roar, off the again of a wealthy run of goalscoring kind for Perth Glory in 2015.
However he has made simply seven appearances off the bench within the 2.Bundesliga for a complete of 153 minutes, going goalless.
Maclaren was not chosen for the World Cup qualifying playoffs in opposition to Syria and Honduras.
Hibernian are fourth on the Scottish premiership with 9 wins from 22 matches.