Hearts could be set for a timely boost ahead of their match with Rangers, as Jamie Walker could return from injury.

The attacker was injured during the League Cup tie with Motherwell back in August, suffering a leg fracture.

Walker could make the Rangers match. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

It has been claimed that the Jambo star has now resumed training ahead of the match (BBC).

Walker will boost Hearts’ frontline if he makes Rangers clash

Against Kilmarnock, Craig Levein fielded no natural strikers and very few attacking players in general. Only Ryotaro Meshino and Jake Mulraney could be counted as attacking players.

With Steven Naismith, Craig Wighton and Conor Washington just to name a few missing from the forward department with injury, Walker’s return could be key.

A timely reintroduction. (Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

They are light on numbers in that area and although he might not be a guaranteed starter due to his fitness, the wideman would be a great option to have from the bench.

There could be more good news for Hearts ahead of their clash with Rangers too, as Peter Haring and Naismith are set to return to the squad following the international break according to the report.

Walker seems pretty close to a return though, which will be good news for Levein.

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