Sylvester Jasper: Hibs' Fulham loanee opens up on late move, Shaun Maloney and Liverpool-linked Fabio Carvalho

It was a late, late move that Hibs just managed to squeeze through before the January transfer window slammed shut.

Requiring a player capable of helping fill the void left by Martin Boyle’s transfer to Saudi Arabian side Al-Faisaly, the Easter Road side pursued Fulham forward Sylvester Jasper, eventually securing his services on a loan until the end of the season with an option-to-buy clause included in the deal.

“The interest came quite late, the last few days in the transfer window,” the 20-year-old said.

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“I spoke with the gaffer and had a really positive conversation, he told me the way the club is, the way they want to play, the way I would fit into the system.