Date: 8th December 2015 at 12:46pm
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But Robbie Neilson feels he’ll agree a new contract and remain with Hearts, he certainly wants him to!

Osman Sow remains one of those that will come to the end of his contract when the season ends so unless he signs an extended deal he’ll become a free agent at the end of the campaign, he could even look to agree a pre-contract with another club next month?

As the former Crystal Palace striker has been in fine form for the Jambos interest in Sow is something Neilson expects will be shown, as it will (and has) others at the club but he’s had no indication the 25-year-old isn’t happen and doesn’t (even though some players will move onto ‘bigger and better things) see why a new deal isn’t going to be signed.

The Head Coach has told the Scotsman he’s hoping to get the Swede the become the next to commit his long-term future to the club.

‘Osman has done great. He came in last season and scored a lot of goals. There was always a doubt with all the players that when you go up to the top flight if they can adapt and he has adapted well. He has scored goals, good performances, so he’s someone we’d like to get tied up. But these things take time.

‘I’m sure other clubs will have (noticed his form), it’s the same with all our players. Players do well and they attract interest, that’s the whole point of the club. Players will come in, do well, and we either keep them or we don’t keep them and they move on to bigger and better things. But I think Os is happy here and we’re happy with him so it’s something we hope we can get moving.’

Neilson also confirmed Alim Ozturk is back, and in contention, to face Aberdeen on Saturday having recovered from the surgery he had on an ongoing hernia problem.

However, Soufian El Hassnaoui will have to wait until the New Year for his chance as he continues to battle back from cruciate ligament damage in the summer with him also struggling with niggling groin and ankle issues too.


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