Caley Thistle winger Jake Mulraney has emerged as a target for Premiership side Hearts after spending this week on trial with the Tynecastle outfit.
The Republic of Ireland under-21 international is in the final year of his contract with Inverness, whose manager John Robertson is Hearts’ all-time leading scorer, after moving from Queens Park Rangers in summer 2016.
Hearts manager Craig Levein is keen to add to his attacking options in January and has cast an eye over the 21-year-old at the Jambos’ training base this week.
Levein said: “He has been in this week and we had a look at him. We’ll see.”
Inverness are out of action today after their Championship match at home to Falkirk was postponed due to snow.
The Caledonian Stadium surface failed an inspection at 1pm yesterday, with the game being quickly rescheduled for Tuesday with a 7.45pm kick-off.
Caley Jags manager Robertson says he will not concern himself with other results in the league, insisting he is focused on helping the Highlanders return to action with a victory against the Bairns in midweek.
He said: “We don’t look at other fixtures – it’s as simple as that.
“Our aim is to win our games first and foremost. If we win and we move up, great, but if we don’t then we don’t. That’s the way it is – it’s the way it was last week.
“It’s very much trying to win our match first and seeing where it takes us. There’s always an opportunity to move up one place – ourselves and Dumbarton are leapfrogging each other week-in, week-out but we want to try and get closer to Queen of the South and that’s our initial aim.”