Ross County manager Owen Coyle believes young midfielder Davis Keillor-Dunn has already shown he has a major role to play for the Staggies.
Englishman Keillor-Dunn broke into the first-team early in the season under previous manager Jim McIntyre, but has started both games since Coyle’s arrival last month.
The 19-year-old, who was born in Sunderland but qualifies to play for Scotland through his grandfather, has already made a big impression and netted his first goal for the Staggies in last weekend’s 2-1 defeat against Hearts.
Coyle said: “I’ve been impressed. Straight away, I really liked the look of him in training.
“He is the type of player I’ve always had in my team. I always try to have match-winners, somebody who can do something different in different situations. He is a young player with potential. I’ve played him in both games and liked what he has brought to the team.
“But in terms of raw talent and ability – to create a goal and score a goal – there’s more to come from him. He could probably have had three or four goals on Saturday.
“There are bits and pieces he can learn but he has a real opportunity, but he has to keep listening, keep learning. I think he has shown he is prepared to do the work.
“I have said before, I don’t care if they are 17 or 35, it will be fair competition. If someone is in possession of the jersey and doing well, they will play.”
Keillor-Dunn joined County’s under-20s side at the beginning of last season after being released by Chesterfield.