Peter Haring, Liam Boyce and Michael Smith are all on expiring deals at Tynecastle. Picture: SNS

The 16 Hearts players on expiring contracts – including several first-team regulars

With Hearts on a mid-season World Cup break and the January transfer window on the horizon, let’s have a look at the lay of the land.

Many members of the squad are in the last 12 months of their contract, which means raises the prospect of other clubs approaching them and negotiating pre-contract deals when the January transfer window opens.

Hearts were stung by the free agent market last year when John Souttar was able to leave for Rangers with no transfer fee necessary. The Gorgie Road club will obviously be keen to avoid any repeat scenarios, but how many on expiring deals will the club be desperate to keep?

Here’s the full list...

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