The playmaker is out of contract at the end of the season and his long-term future is in doubt, but the Hibs gaffer has backed the Englishman to help strengthen the Edinburgh men’s bid to clinch the Championship title.
“We don’t have him for a very long period of time, but we felt it was important to get him up and going.
“It’s good to get him for the time being, so we’ll see how it develops over the next 28 days or so.
“We were pursuing a number of options and Celtic were good enough to do a deal with us and it suits both parties.
“We were depleted, so Kris coming in strengthens that again.
“I think he grew into the Morton game, we struggled to find any space for him in the first-half.
“He started to find his range and good areas and the benefit of the 90 minutes and playing will do him the world of good.”