Hearts boss John McGlynn has expressed his delight at the Europa League draw with his side set to face Liverpool.
The first fixture between the SPL club and Liverpool is due to take place on August 23rd and McGlynn has outlined the importance the game has for the club's youngsters.
McGlynn said: "What a prospect for all the young players to be playing Liverpool.
"Stevie Gerrard will be getting as much as my budget probably so we're up against it but what an opportunity.
"It's 11 against 11; there will be a massive crowd and atmosphere at Tynecastle.
"I would imagine the bookmakers would favour Liverpool but every dog has its day."