Extremely-rated left-sided centre-back Hancock, 19, will transfer to Gayfield for the marketing campaign – though the Dons are anticipated to have the choice to recall the teenager in January.
Jim Goodwin has allowed the Englishman to go out on mortgage after signing defenders Jayden Richardson (right-back), Liam Scales and Anthony Stewart (each centre-backs) over the previous week, with the likes of Jack MacKenzie, Kieran Ngwenya and Jonny Hayes additionally offering cowl on the left.
Aberdeen teen Mason Hancock will spend the season on mortgage at Championship Arbroath, it’s understood.
In accordance with the Courier, Arbroath boss Dick Campbell revealed Hancock has not joined the Dons on their pre-season camp in Spain, however will as a substitute link-up with the Crimson Lichties immediately.
He mentioned: “I’ve acquired Mason Hancock coming in on Monday.
“He provides me one thing particular on the left. They suppose very extremely of him up there so let’s see what he provides us.
“He’s a very good participant, he performs on the left-hand aspect however can play all over the place – on the again or going ahead. He has good health, very fast.”