Hearts defender Igor Rossi has signed a contract extension to remain at Tynecastle until May 2017.
Hearts have been paired with Aberdeen in the stand-out tie of the fourth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup.
Aberdeen beat Ross County 3-1 to move back into second place in the Premiership, profiting from Hearts' 2-2 draw at Motherwell.
Motherwell and Hearts supporters will come together when their teams play on Saturday to celebrate fan ownership.
Hearts failed to close the gap on Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic after drawing 1-1 with Dundee, as Dundee United lost again.
Football fans have been arrested and charged after a disturbance before last month's match between Hearts and Kilmarnock.
Hearts and Aberdeen close the gap at the top, while St Jonstone and Inverness Caley win, and Dundee draw with Partick.
Five Hearts players are among eight from the capital named in the Scotland U21 squad to face Ukraine later this month.
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