Taylor is ready for Scotland – Clarke

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Kilmarnock left-back Greg Taylor is ready for a Scotland call-up, according to manager Steve Clarke.

Kilmarnock left-back Greg Taylor is ready for a Scotland call-up, according to manager Steve Clarke.

The 21-year-old has played 45 games for Killie this season and is helping them chase a third-placed finish in the Scottish Premiership.

Kilmarnock currently sit third with just two league games remaining but Taylor could be in for a busy summer, with Scotland set to play Cyprus and Belgium in their European Championships qualification campaign.

Celtic star Kieran Tierney is set to miss the games due to injury and Clarke has backed Taylor to step up to the plate and make his debut for the national team.

‘There’s no reason why Greg can’t be chapping on the door,’ Clarke told BBC Sport.

‘Andy Robertson will be involved in the Champions League final which is fantastic, but there will be space and circumstances always change.

‘Greg has been very, very consistent since I came to the club – absolutely outstanding.

He’s served his time with the under-21s and until you put them up to the next step, you never know.

But I’m pretty sure he’s got the talent to do it.’

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