Hearts regulars again in Scotland Under-21 squad

Hearts defender Callum Paterson
Callum Paterson is one of several Hearts players in the Scotland Under-21 squad

Hearts first-team regulars are again well represented in Scotland Under-21s coach Ricky Sbragia's latest squad.

Sbragia's team face France and Group 3 leaders Iceland next month, having beaten Northern Ireland in September.

Tynecastle defenders Jordan McGhee and Callum Paterson and their club-mates Billy King and Sam Nicholson are in the squad.

And Hearts reserve goalkeeper Jack Hamilton is also selected with uncapped Ryan Fulton also included again.

Scotland Under-21 squad
Goalkeepers: Ryan Fulton, Jack Hamilton, Jonathan Henly
Defenders: Stuart Findlay, Stephen Hendrie, Dominic Hyam, Donald Love, Callum McFadzean, Jordan McGhee, Callum Paterson
Midfielders: Jay Fulton, John McGinn, Craig Slater, John Souttar, Charlie Telfer
Forwards: Ryan Christie, Jason Cummings, Ryan Fraser, Ryan Gauld, Billy King, Declan McManus, Sam Nicholson, Lawrence Shankland

The five Hearts players and Liverpool's Fulton were in Sbragia's last squad.

Dundee United midfield duo John Souttar and Charlie Telfer are included along and Ryan Christie, who is being loaned back to Inverness Caledonian Thistle after signing for Celtic, is among the forwards.

Ryan Fraser, on loan at Ipswich Town from Bournemouth, and Sporting Lisbon's Ryan Gauld also have places, along with Hibernian's top scorer Jason Cummings.

Scotland meet France on 10 October and Iceland three days later, with both matches taking place at Aberdeen's Pittodrie Stadium.

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