Hearts defender Aaron Hughes called up to Northern Ireland squad

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Hearts defender Aaron Hughes has been included in the Northern Ireland squad for their games against Estonia and Belarus.

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Michael O’Neill has included the veteran centre-back despite him not featuring for his club since the 5-0 defeat to Livingston in mid-December.

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The 39-year-old is one of seven SPFL players included for the Euro 2020 qualifying double-header.

Hearts defender Aaron Hughes. Picture: SNSHearts defender Aaron Hughes. Picture: SNS
Hearts defender Aaron Hughes. Picture: SNS

He joins Rangers trio Gareth McAuley, Steven Davis and Kyle Lafferty in the squad. There’s also a place for Kilmarnock winger Jordan Jones, Aberdeen playmaker Niall McGinn and Partick Thistle’s on loan Celtic goalkeeper Conor Hazard.

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