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Craig Levein: Hearts supervisor recovering in hospital

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Craig Levein: Hearts supervisor recovering in hospital

Craig Levein (left) has led his aspect to an early lead within the Premiership this season

Hearts supervisor Craig Levein was taken to hospital on Monday morning, in line with the Scottish Premiership leaders.

“Having obtained medical therapy, Craig is now recovering properly in hospital,” mentioned a membership assertion.

“No additional remark will probably be made at the moment and the membership asks that Craig and his household’s privateness be revered, as all of us want him a speedy restoration.”

Assistant Austin MacPhee will take over first-team duties till Levein returns.

The previous Scotland defender, 53, signed a three-year contract as supervisor in August 2017.

It’s his second spell as Hearts boss after a four-year stint from 2000, after which he moved to Leicester Metropolis.

Following three years as Scotland supervisor, Levein returned to Tynecastle in 2014 to develop into director of soccer.

Nonetheless, he was again within the dugout final yr after the sacking of head coach Ian Cathro.

Hearts completed sixth within the Scottish Premiership final season however paved the way this time period after Levein reshaped the squad throughout the summer time, recording three consecutive victories.

Uche Ikpeazu headed the one purpose as Levein’s aspect beat 10-man Kilmarnock on Saturday.

BBC Sport – Football

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