Demetri Mitchell’s Hearts spell in trouble due to injury

Manchester United’s Demetri Mitchell looks to have played his last game on loan for Hearts after suffering a knee injury, Press Association Sport has learned.

The 21-year-old left back, who joined the Tynecastle club in January on a deal until the summer, is expected to be out for eight weeks with a torn meniscus, which all but signals the end of the season for him.

The England Under-20 player missed the Jambos’ William Hill Scottish Cup quarter-final defeat by Motherwell at Fir Park on Sunday to return to Manchester for assessment by the club’s medical staff.

And with the damage from a knock sustained against Ross County last month worse than initially thought, he will remain there for treatment.