Hearts striker Lawrence Shankland is optimistic going into Sunday’s Edinburgh derby, because the Tynecastle membership look to go one higher than final season once they misplaced within the Scottish Cup ultimate to Rangers.
“While you’ve obtained a run of fine outcomes, you go in assured,” he mentioned. “We’ve had a couple of good outcomes these days, we’re eight unbeaten now. We’re in an excellent place, that helps getting in. We’re wanting ahead to it.”
Shankland presently sits on 19 targets for the season, and appears set to develop into the primary Hearts participant to attain 20 targets in a marketing campaign since John Robertson within the early 90s.
“It could be nice to get it in any sport actually, however to get it within the Edinburgh derby and the Scottish Cup can be sensible. My first aggressive purpose for Hearts was at Easter Street, so to get 20 there can be sensible.
“Everyone jogged my memory of it every day after I signed so it was onerous to disregard. I’m sitting at 19 with loads of video games to play, so we’ll see how we get on.”