It’s the one Jambos everywhere have been waiting for. Hearts have finally announced the signing of Steven Naismith, much to the delight of fans.

His deal ensures that he will finish his career in Gorgie. The 32-year-old has penned a four-year deal with the club.

He’s in Gorgie for the long haul. (photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Some Hearts fans are buzzing to have Naismith signed up for the long haul.

Could Hearts fans have a potential leader in Naismith?

You would like to think that a coaching role of some description lies in wait for him at the end of this deal.

In the meantime though his efforts will very much be focused on delivering the goods himself out on the park.

Time to shine. (photo by David Young/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Naismith’s big aim this season won’t be goals and assist as such, it’ll be staying fit. He missed a large chunk of last term through injury. He’ll be determined to get through a full campaign with no medical hitches.

Could he be a future captain for the Jambos? The potential is there. He’s likely going to be in this side for longer than current skipper Christophe Berra is. They’ll need a new leader if that’s the case.

Naismith could be that man. Who knows, maybe he will become a permanent Gorgie captain at some stage during his four-year deal.

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