Aaron Hickey has not given up hope on making the Scotland squad for next year’s European Championships, although he accepts it will be difficult to win a place in the squad.

The reason for that is the competition that the Bologna talent will face at left-back, with Andy Robertson and Kieran Tierney the main men for that position.

Hopes that performances are noted

However, that won’t stop Hickey from hoping that performances are noticed by Steve Clarke.

Aaron Hickey hopes to make the Scotland squad for Euro 2020

Aaron Hickey hopes to make the Scotland squad for Euro 2020 (Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images)

“Well, if I keep playing in the Serie A then… But I mean, I’ve got top class left backs ahead of me in Kieran Tierney and Andy Robertson” Hickey said (STV).

“I can also play right back as well but obviously we’ve got Stephen O’Donnell and few other really good players on the right-hand side as well. I’ll just have to keep my head down and keep working hard and it’s up to Steve Clarke, it’s his opinion” the former Hearts star said.

Could be a Scotland player for years

Hickey might not make the Scotland squad at the moment. However, he is still only 18-years-old. His time in a Scotland jersey will come. However, should he maintain his current level of form, then he might well make the Scotland squad.

Scotland manager Steve Clarke

Scotland manager Steve Clarke (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Hickey also discussed how much he is enjoying life in Italy, after moving to Bologna in the most recent transfer window.

“Football wise it’s actually been good because the coaches have been telling me stuff every day and giving me tips. Everything is really good. They’re teaching me every day how to be in the left back position, giving me wee tips. Everyone at the club has been really good for me” he said.

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