Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says the next Scotland boss will get the “maximum” out of Ladbrokes Premiership player of the month Kieran Tierney as a left-back.
The 20-year-old played right-back for Gordon Strachan and interim boss Malky Mackay used him as a left-sided centre-back against Netherlands.
But Rodgers said: “His best position is left-back and, if he plays left-back for Scotland, they will gain the maximum out of a super-talented young player.
“You see his threat when he plays as a full-back or a wide player in a 3-4-3.”
Tierney, right,who said of his award, “It is my first one, I am delighted with it and couldn’t have done it without the boys” captained the Scots for the first time in the 1-0 defeat by the Dutch.
Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill is the SFA’s No 1 target to be the new Scotland manager.