Former Hearts star Aaron Hickey could miss rest of the season through injury

Aaron Hickey may be done for the 2020/21 season after suffering a shoulder injury in training with Bologna last week.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 4:24 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 4:26 pm
Former Hearts defender Aaron Hickey has played 12 times for Bologna this season, 11 of which came in Serie A. Picture: Getty

The former Hearts star will undergo surgery in the coming days and the Serie A side are unsure he’ll return this campaign.

The summer signing has played 12 times for the club from northern Italy, whom he joined for a fee of around £1.5 million, though he hasn’t featured since receiving a harsh red card in a February draw with Sassuolo.

Though there have been calls for him to receive Scotland recognition, the left-back sees his path to the national team blocked by English Premier League stars Andrew Robertson and Kieran Tierney along with Celtic defender Greg Taylor.

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Hickey excelled at Tynecastle despite playing for the worst team in the Scottish Premiership last term. He contributed significantly to the few high hopes Hearts enjoyed, including notching a goal and an assist in a pair of victories over Hibs at Easter Road.

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