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Miller hopes to be fit

Miller hopes to be fit (©PAphotos)
Miller hopes to be fit (©PAphotos).

Kenny Miller is hopeful he will be given the all-clear for Scotland's crucial Euro 2012 qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Spain.

The Cardiff striker was rated doubtful for the double-header after suffering a groin injury at the weekend and will have a scan, although he believes the problem is not too serious.

Miller told the Daily Record: "I'm feeling pretty positive and I am not in a lot of pain. I don't think it is a serious injury."

He added: "I'm confident I will be able to join up with the rest of the squad but I am going for a scan on Monday to get the injury properly assessed. I am hoping the scan will show that there is no tear.

"It certainly does not feel as if there is a tear and I would like to think I will be given the all-clear.

"These games mean the world to Scotland and I am desperate to be involved. So long as nothing bad shows up in the scan then I should be able to join up and travel with the rest of the lads."

Scotland go to Liechtenstein on Saturday, before facing Spain three days later.

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