Hearts January signing from Shamrock Rovers Aaron McEneff has been content with his performances for the Tynecastle club so far.

The midfielder has played four games for the Championship leaders, and has started the last two, against Morton and Inverness.

Despite Hearts not winning those two games, the player himself feels that he has benefited from the two starts, and his fitness has improved as a result.

“A lot stronger”

“I’ve got two starts now, I feel like my overall match fitness is improving week-on-week and I feel a lot stronger,” he said

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Hearts’ Aaron McEneff in action for former club Shamrock Rovers (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

“I’ve made a positive enough impact coming off the bench. Then against Morton in my first start at home I felt like I had a good 60 minutes, getting on the ball, and I should have scored” McEneff reflected.

Looking for first goal and assist

The 25-year-old’s next aim is to get his first Hearts goal and assist. He will have an opportunity to that this afternoon, when Hearts take on Dundee at Tynecastle in a big league game.

A win for Hearts in the game would take them 13 points clear at the top of the Championship table, although second paced Raith Rovers do have three games in hand.

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Hearts’ Aaron McEneff is looking to provide his first goal and assist since joining the Tynecastle club (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

One positive for the player is that he didn’t feel fatigued after completing the 90 minutes against Inverness last week.

“I maybe died out a little in that game, just due to a lack of match fitness but then against Inverness I felt a lot stronger and wasn’t tired at all for the whole 90. I was back to my old self. I’d like to get my name on the scoresheet and create a few goals for the team” McEneff concluded.

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