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Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Hearts and Hamilton at Tynecastle (kick-off 1pm).

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Santana: Out for around six weeks

Santana: Out for around six weeks

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Hearts have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the meeting.

Suso Santana will be out for around six weeks following the knee operation he had last weekend, while Jason Thomson remains a doubt with an ankle problem.

Lee Wallace (knee) and Andrew Driver (thigh) are two to three weeks away from full training, with David Obua (groin) still out.

Hamilton manager Billy Reid will assess the fitness of Nigel Hasselbaink and Mark McLaughlin.

Both players are struggling with niggling injuries but could be fit for the trip to Tynecastle.

Skipper Alex Neil and long-term casualty James Gibson remain on the sidelines.

Hearts (from): Kello, Barr, Bouzid, Zaliukas, Stevenson, Palazuelos, Templeton, Elliot, Elliott, Balogh, Kyle, Jonsson, Mrowiec, J Thomson, C Thomson, Skacel, Novikovas.

Hamilton (from): Cerny, Elebert, Buchanan, Mensing, Graham, Goodwin, Imrie, Kirkpatrick, M Paixao, Routledge, Lyle, Casalinuovo, Hopkirk, F Paixao, McDonald, Murdoch, Skelton, Canning, Hasselbaink, McLaughlin.

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