After a failed second spell at Rangers, the striker, now 32, has been playing for Norwegian side Sarpsborg FF and helped them avoid relegation from the Eliteserien, but it appears Lafferty is back on the market.
The Daily Record are claiming Lafferty is being eyed-up for a potential return to Tynecastle, with the Jambos mired in a relegation fight with just two Premiership wins so far this season.
But would Lafferty be welcomed back in the capital, and does he still possess the good to fire Hearts to safety?
Well, it seems the jury is still out on social media:
Do you think Lafferty will end up back at Hearts, and is it a good move all round?
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