Scotland assistant manager Peter Houston has said that he welcomes Darren Fletcher’s return to football after an 11 month absence.
Fletcher has been missing for club and country while dealing with a bowel condition and was forced to take a complete break from football.
The midfielder made his return in Manchester United’s Champions League victory over Galatasaray on Wednesday night, receiving a standing ovation from fans.
Houston said that if Fletcher could get more game time then the Scotland captain could play a part in the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Wales and Belgium.
“It was brilliant to see and great credit to Darren because he’s worked extremely hard after his illness to get back to fitness,” Houston said.
“He’s been up at a couple of the Scotland camps and done a bit of training with us.
“The benefit that Craig Levein will have is that if he’ll now get a couple of games under his belt for Manchester United he’ll be considered for the next two [Scotland] games in October.”
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