He’s enjoyed a pantomime relationship with Hearts after his spell at Hibs – and Dundee striker Jason Cummings is hoping to leave family members disappointed this weekend.

The Dee face Hearts at Tynecastle this weekend as they look to push up the Championship table. It’ll be Cummings’ first match against Hearts since returning to Scotland from Shrewsbury Town in the winter transfer window. He’s got Jambos-supporting members of his family.

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Jason Cummings faces Hearts this weekend. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty)

But the former Hibs man is eager for the result to go in his favour: “It is always a tasty one for me, so I will be buzzing. My whole family will be looking forward to it – they are all Hearts fans as well. I love playing at Tynecastle, I used to play there when I was a wee boy.

“I went to Tynecastle High School and we used to sneak on there so it is like my home ground. I’m used to it. I look forward to playing there. It will be different without fans though. Normally Tynecastle is one of the best stadiums in Scotland for atmosphere.

“That will probably be a positive for us. We will take it as a normal game to be fair and we go there to win. We know it will be a tough one, with where they are in the league – they are the best team in the league from the evidence of the league table.

“But we are going down there to get the three points. They are still the best team in the league so we just need to focus on ourselves. It doesn’t really matter about them. We just need to worry about ourselves. We need to go there with the right attitude and we can get a result.”

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