Preston goalkeeper Chris Maxwell signs for Hibs on a season-long loan

Preston North End goalkeeper Chris Maxwell has completed a loan move to Scottish Premiership side Hibernian.

Monday, 1st July 2019, 2:59 pm
Updated Monday, 1st July 2019, 3:59 pm
Chris Maxwell saves a penalty in Preston's friendly against West Ham last year

The 28-year-old moves to Easter Road on a season-long loan which will take him to the end of his contract with the Lilywhites.

Maxwell made 83 appearances for North End after joining on a Bosman from Fleetwood Town in July 2016.

Between September 2016 and January 2018, he had a 66-game unbroken run in the PNE team in the Championship.

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Chris Maxwell has joined Hibernian on loan from Preston

The Welshman spent the second-half of last season on loan at Charlton Athletic but did not play a game for the Addicks.

His move to Scotland will give him the chance to push for regular first-team football.