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Jimmy Dunne excited ahead of Rangers match

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Jimmy Dunne of Heart of Midlothian celebrates after he scores his team's second goal during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Heart of Midlothian and St Johnstone at Tynecastle Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
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The Hearts central-defender believes his team can handle big occasions like tomorrow’s game against the Scottish Premier League giants

Scottish Premier League clubs Hearts and Rangers will face off tomorrow afternoon as part of Matchday 8 in the tournament.

And for young central-defender Jimmy Dunne, this match is exciting as his team is playing against one of the league’s giants.

“In terms of age, it’s a young defense but John Souttar is experienced,” he told The Scotsman.

“To say he knows what he’s doing is an understatement because he’s played well over 100 games at this level. His age doesn’t reflect how experienced he is so when I play with him I feel like I’m playing with an experienced player.”

“Demi’s been here last season and is fairly experienced, and Michael Smith at right-back is very experienced. Me, Demi and John are young but I think we have a lot of experience and know what it takes to keep clean sheets,” he added.

“I’m vocal on the pitch,” Dunne added.

“I’m loud and always try and get players in the right positions. But what I have to do is take the opportunity to learn from the experienced ones around me because that’s where I’m going to get my education.”

“I’m lucky enough to have Christophe and Hughesy in the changing room who I can ask for advice because they’ve had unbelievable careers,” he commented.