Jefferies searching for leader

09 July 2010 01:01
Hearts manager Jim Jefferies has begun the search for a new captain following the departure of Michael Stewart. Vice-captain Marius Zaliukas has already deputised for Stewart but uncertainty over his own future means Jefferies will consider several options. Jefferies told Hearts.TV: "We have an idea of the options to consider. "Marius is out of contract at the end of December, I believe, so that might have a bearing on it. "There are a couple of other players who have caught our eye. "We'll look at that at the start [of pre-season] and that's something we'll look at in terms of attitude and who we think might have a chance."

Source: PA