Photo: Anthony Stokes watching Hibernian match

Is Celtic striker Anthony Stokes about to join Scottish Championship outfit Hibernian?

Celtic striker Anthony Stokes was spotted at Sunday evening's Scottish Championship game between Falkirk and Hibernian at the Falkirk Stadium, as the photo above shows.

The 27-year-old striker has been linked with a loan move to Hibernian in the January transfer window, and it seems that a deal is close to getting finalised.

According to a recent report in The Scottish Sun, Stokes wants to join Hibs on loan for the rest of the season.

It was reported that Republic of Ireland international is excited by the prospect of working with Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs during the second half of the 2015-16 campaign.

It now seems that Stokes is on the verge of switching to Hibernian, who are challenging for the Scottish Championship title this season.

Hibs failed to win on Sunday, though, and were held to a 1-1 draw by Falkirk.

The result means that Stubbs’s side are now third in the Scottish Championship table at the moment with 45 points from 20 matches.

The Edinburgh-based outfit are five points behind leaders and Celtic’s bitter rivals Rangers.

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