John Souttar was injured against Rangers.

18 free-agent centre-backs Hearts could look at signing to replace John Souttar - including ex-Celtic ace and former Roma stopper

Options from across the continent for Hearts to look at

Daniel Stendel has revealed that Hearts are in the market for another defender after John Souttar was ruled out for the remainder of the season with an Achilles injury suffered in the Scottish Cup win over Rangers on Saturday.

The Tynecastle club are restricted to signing players who are free agents and were released prior to the conclusion of the January transfer window.

We’ve looked at the possible options for the Hearts management team and put together a collection of the most probable candidates who could be on their way to Gorgie.

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