Hibernian veteran Lewis Stevenson has identified a trio of players at the club who could be stars of the future. The 32-year-old has been in and out of the Easter Road side’s starting line-up this season.

One reason for that has been injuries. Stevenson missed some games recently with an ankle injury. Another reason is the form of the other left-backs at the club.

Impressed with left-back duo

Stevenson has admitted that he has been impressed with the performances of 22-year-old Sean Mackie and 18-year-old Josh Doig when they have played for the first-team this season.

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Josh Doig in action for Hibernian 2020 (Photo by Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Indeed, so highly does Stevenson rate the left-back duo that he feels that they can be two of the best young talents to come through at Easter Road in a long time.

“Got the potential”

“When I have stepped in this season, I have done alright but Sean Mackie and Josh (Doig) have done brilliantly. They’ve got the potential to be as good as I’ve ever been involved in, but I probably say that every year” he said.

Hibernian striker Jamie Gullan

Hibernian striker Jamie Gullan (Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Another player that has impressed Stevenson this season is 21-year-old striker Jamie Gullan. Gullan made his most recent appearance for Jack Ross’ team in the recent 3-0 win over Motherwell. Stevenson has predicted that as the season goes on, the forward will get the opportunity to make more appearances for the team.

“We have some really exciting players and some young prospects. Jamie Gullan was brilliant when he came on (at Motherwell) and I am sure he’ll get more game time” the Hibernian star concluded.

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