Adam Bogdan: Liverpool goalkeeper joins Hibs on loan

Adam Bogdan in action for Wigan Athletic
Adam Bogdan has not played since picking up a knee injury in November 2016

Liverpool goalkeeper Adam Bogdan has joined Hibernian on a season-long loan, saying he was keen to work with head coach Neil Lennon again.

The 30-year-old, who has been capped for Hungary 20 times, played under the Northern Irishman during his eight years with Bolton Wanderers.

"The club is in a good position at the moment after a strong few seasons, which was instantly attractive to me.

"As well as working with Neil Lennon once again," Bogdan told Hibs' website.

Hibs were looking for cover with Ofir Marciano, who was last season's first choice, still recovering from summer surgery on a finger injury and back-up Cammy Bell having moved to Partick Thistle.

"There is good competition for goalkeeping positions here, so I am prepared to work hard to ensure that I can have a good season and help the team as best I can," the Hungarian said.

Bogdan began his career with Vasas in his homeland before joining Bolton then moving to Liverpool in 2015.

But he has only had six first-team appearances for the Reds, his last being in May 2016, and his last international was in March 2015.

Bogdan has not played a competitive game since picking up a knee ligament injury while on loan to Wigan Athletic in November 2016.

Lennon, though, stressed: "Adam is a very experienced and dependable goalkeeper and one I am pleased to have brought into the club ahead of the season getting started.

"Having previously worked with him at Bolton, I know that we are bringing in a quality player with experience playing at a high standard, including representing his country.

"That experience and his skillset will help to bring on our other goalkeepers in the squad, as well as helping us to achieve our aims this campaign."

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