Hibernian complete signing of Norwegian striker Elias Melkersen

The 19-year-old becomes Shaun Maloney's first signing as Hibs manager.

Hibernian complete signing of Norwegian striker Elias Melkersen Ross Parker via SNS Group
Melkersen has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract.

Norwegian striker Elias Melkersen has completed his move to Hibs, signing until the summer of 2026.

The 19-year-old striker moves to Easter Road from Norwegian champions Bodo/Glimt for a ‘significant undisclosed fee’.

Melkersen, who has scored 23 goals in 37 professional games, represents his national side at under-20 level.

The forward, who turned 19 last month, becomes Shaun Maloney’s first signing as Hibs manager.

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Hibs manager Shaun Maloney said: “Elias is a really talented young player who has genuine potential to play a big part and, ultimately, to be very successful at this Club.

“We will have to give him time, of course, to adapt to our style of play as a team and also to our league, so we’ll be conscious of this.

“He’s an exciting, attacking talent, technically good with both feet and he has good attributes to drop deeper on the pitch. We’re looking forward to working with him.”

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