Several Hearts players have been called up to the Scotland U21 squad for their two UEFA Championship Qualifiers against France and Northern Ireland later this month.
Jack Hamilton, Jordan McGhee, John Souttar and Sam Nicholson will all join up with Ricky Sbragia’s squad ahead of their first match against France on March 24th.
The team will then return to Scotland for their home fixture against Northern Ireland in Paisley on March 29th.
Billy King, who is currently on loan at Rangers, will also form part of the 22-man squad.
Callum Paterson, a regular for Scotland U21s, misses out due to injury and had been in contention for Gordon's Strachan's A-squad.