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Hearts coach Frail: More to come from Pinilla

Hearts coach Stephen Frail is confident of more to come from Mauricio Pinilla after his performance in Sunday's derby.

The Edinburgh derby outing was only his second Hearts appearance and his sixth overall in more than a year.

"He wants to work hard and he has worked hard," said Frail. "We just need to make sure we get him that bit fitter again because then we've a player on our hands. Mauricio will give us real options going forward.

"I wish he'd look to pass it a bit more and that was maybe the main thing I'd say about his play on Sunday. He had a chance near the end from Andy Driver's cross and I feel with more games he'd have taken it, but he looked as though he was fitter and moving better overall.

"I fancied him when he was driving inside looking for a shot and I fancied him at the free-kick he tried as well. Mauricio's got all those in his locker and when he shows them it'll be a real delight."

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