Libyan-bound defender Nuru Sulley is adamant Hearts will cope without him.
The 22-year-old has signed a three-year deal to join Libyan side Al Ittihad.
The Local Black Stars defender has formed an important defensive partnership with Ivorian Robin Gnagne and his departure will be a source of worry to fans of the capital-based side.
But Sulley is confident the club will survive without him.
â€œItâ€™s a pity I have to leave but this is what we do for a living. At some point you must move on and thatâ€™s exactly what has happened,â€ he said
â€œHearts is a big club and so Iâ€™m very confident they will do well without me.
â€œItâ€™s also an opportunity for other players to step into my shoes and give their all for the club.
â€œMy exit presents another chance for new and emerging talents.
Sulley has been integral part of the Hearts set-up in the past three seasons.