Last Updated: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:54
Norwich midfielder Robert Snodgrass has linked up with the Scotland squad after the birth of his daughter aiming to defeat Croatia.
Snodgrass was handed extra time away from the squad by Scotland boss Gordon Strachan last week to attend the birth of his daughter Leonie.
However, he linked up with the rest of the players over the weekend and will be in contention for their final Group A World Cup qualifier against Croatia at Hampden Park on Tuesday night.
And, still 'buzzing' from the new addition to his family, Snodgrass is looking to cap off a great week by ending the campaign with a victory.
"I'm absolutely buzzing after the birth of our baby," he told the Scottish FA's official website.
"I managed to train at the club last week but I think the adrenaline of fatherhood alone will get me through it.
"I'm looking forward to training tomorrow and I would like to thank the manager for being so understanding."
Snodgrass, who scored the winner in Croatia in June, is also looking for a win to help build some momentum going into the Euro 2016 qualifiers in autumn next year.
"It is important we finish as high up the table as we can and really give the crowd at Hampden something to cheer," he added.
"We don't want to finish the group without a home win and after the momentum we have built up it would be great to finish the campaign with another positive result that we can take into the preparations for the European Championship qualification campaign."
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