Callumn Morrison made a return to action for the Hearts reserve side yesterday, a timely boost for Craig Levein.

The winger scored once in a 3-1 win over St Mirren. He hasn’t featured this season as he continues his recovery from injury that ended his 2018/19 season in April (Transfermarkt).

On the mend. (photo by David Young/Action Plus via Getty Images)

It’s a timely boost for the Jambos boss given recent circumstances.

Morrison will replace Walker on Hearts’ right flank

Hearts confirmed recently that right winger Jamie Walker will be out until December. It leaves the Jambos with no fully fit right winger at the moment.

Sean Clare deputised in that position against Celtic. He just didn’t have the same drive or skill a Walker or a Morrison is able to deliver and it showed against high quality opposition.

Clare struggled out on the right. (photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Morrison provides Hearts with a boost that could fix their winger problems. He is a pacey wideman with plenty of skill, although he needs to work on his end product. Last season he netted just once and assisted three times from 36 appearances.

He is only 20 though so developing as a footballer is something Morrison is trying to do. It’ll be a relief for Levein to have a natural player who can play out on the right.

This was only his first game back, but it’s a step in the right direction for Morrison. Hearts will be hoping the 20-year-old is back shortly to help them out with their winger issue on the right.

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