Sunderland striker Ross Stewart admits it is “flattering” to be touted for a possible Scotland call-up , saying it would be a “dream come true” to pull on a dark blue jersey and represent his country.

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Stewart was watched by one of Clarke’s scouts last month(Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images )

Stewart was watched by a scout from Steve Clarke’s backroom team a few weeks ago as the Scotland boss weighed up his options for the upcoming games against Moldova and Denmark, and the ‘Loch Ness Drogba’ is desperate to continue impressing for the Black Cats.

The former Ross County and St Mirren striker has ten goals in 15 League One appearances this season as Sunderland look to finally get out of League One – but Stewart admits he won’t get “too hung up” about forcing his way into the Scotland squad.

“It has been flattering to even be talked about in Scotland terms,” Stewart confessed [Daily Record].

“It would be a dream come true if it ever was to happen, especially with the path I have taken coming up from the juniors.

“There has been a lot of talk about a Scotland call-up down here.

“The manager (Lee Johnson) has told me that there was a Scotland scout at our game a couple of weeks ago.

“That was nice to hear. It shows I must be doing something right and I am at least on the radar.

“As I said, it would be a dream come true if I was to get the Scotland call-up but I can’t get too hung up on it.

“I just need to keep doing well for Sunderland and I know if I can do that then I might give myself my best chance of a Scotland call-up some time in the future.”

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