‘Bring him home’: Hearts fans react to news of Lee Wallace suspension

Lee Wallace played for Hearts between 2004 and 2011 after coming through the club's youth structure. Picture: Ian Georgeson
Lee Wallace played for Hearts between 2004 and 2011 after coming through the club's youth structure. Picture: Ian Georgeson
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Hearts are on the lookout for a left-back this summer and the club’s supporters believe a preferable candidate for the role has just dropped into their lap.

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Former Tynecastle star Lee Wallace, along with ex-Hibs hitman Kenny Miller, were each suspended by Rangers on Tuesday morning following a dressing room bust-up with boss Graeme Murty.

With one-year left on his contract there are rumours that the 30-year-old club captain has played his last game for the Ibrox side and will be allowed to leave this summer.

Wallace played with distinction across a seven-year career in Gorgie, including winning the club’s young player of the year award in consecutive seasons.

And supporters were quick to voice their opinion that Hearts should make a move to bring the player back to Gorgie.

Kenny Miller and Lee Wallace have both been suspended by Rangers. Picture: SNS

Kenny Miller and Lee Wallace have both been suspended by Rangers. Picture: SNS

@bigfelly said: “Please let it be so. A proper left back available? Go get him, Craig.”

@FootballGadgey wrote: “Hearts will look much letter at left back next season if this happens. Wallace, Godinho, Bobby Burns - need that depth in the middle of the park just as much though.”

@GraemeMcV tweeted: “Would take Wallace back at Hearts in a heartbeat. Cambridge striker a better sort of signing in terms of age and potential as well.”

@RJBorthwick added: “Hearts, Rangers, Hearts seems like pretty natural character progression for Lee Wallace.”

And @stirling1296 stated: “Hearts should fire a cheeky bid in for Wallace. Bring him home.”

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