Hearts fans react after Sean Clare makes first start since leaving Sheffield Wednesday

Hearts fans enjoy the pre match atmosphere prior to the Betfred Scottish League Cup Semi Final between Heart of Midlothian FC and Celtic FC on October 28, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The new Hearts recruit turned down a contract renewal at Sheffield Wednesday.

28th October 2018, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland; Scottish League Cup football, semi final, Heart of Midlothian versus Celtic; dejection for Sean Clare of Hearts at full time

Four months after his Sheffield Wednesday contract expired, Sean Clare finally started a senior game of football.

Having twice appeared as a substitute for new club Hearts in recent weeks, the midfielder got the nod for Wednesday's Edinburgh derby against Hibernian after another ex-Owl, Steven MacLean, dropped out of the team.

 

Clare impressed after breaking into the Sheffield Wednesday side at the start of the year, but suffered an injury in March from which he has only recently recovered.

And despite being offered fresh terms at Hillsborough, the 22-year-old opted instead to explore his options on the free agent market.

A general view as fans begin arriving at Hillsborough ahead of the The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round between Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea City at Hillsborough on February 17, 2018 in...

Clare claimed to have Premier League clubs chasing his signature, but it was in Scotland, with Hearts, that he eventually rocked up in mid-September.

But what do Hearts fans make of their latest recruit, amid all the hype?

Here is what is being said on Twitter 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clare's side were held to a 0-0 draw by Hibernian, who played the final half an hour a man light and had manager Neil Lennon struck by a coin.

Should Clare have stuck with Sheffield Wednesday?

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