The Perth goalkeeper, who won two trophies with Saints last season and was in top form in the last European games, was chosen by Steve Clarke for the triple headset of the World Cup qualifying next month against Denmark, Moldova and Austria The national coach saw Clark and Motherwell’s Liam Kelly in action at McDiarmid Park earlier this month and BOTH men were selected.

David Marshall, who played in all three group matches of Euro 2020, was dropped after he became Derby County’s third goalkeeper.

Clark made headlines with his dramatic last-gap assist for Chris Kane in the Scottish Cup quarter-finals at Ibrox, but in his own box he has consistently performed well last year provided.