United States international Perry Kitchen has been named the club captain of Scottish club Hearts for this season.
Kitchen only joined Hearts in March after spending the first five years of his career with D.C. United in MLS, and coach Robbie Neilson said the midfielder has been a natural leader.
"I've been impressed by Perry's attitude, desire and, of course, his performances from day one," Neilson told the club's website.
"He's a natural and leads by example both on and off the park. He's also...