Michael Stewart’s indefinite BBC hiatus has been ended after the broadcaster revealed he had agreed to adhere to their code of conduct.

Pundit Stewart had caused a stir when he hit out at Rangers PR chief Jim Traynor, accusing him of leaking stories to the press about Alfredo Morelos among other issues.

Stewart had been kept off BBC Sportsound and Sportscene while the issue was ongoing. However BBC Scotland have confirmed he will be welcomed back.

A spokesperson for the Beeb said: “Following Sportsound on Monday, February 3 we have clearly explained the BBC editorial guidelines around fairness and accuracy to Michael Stewart.

“We expect our pundits to be forthright, but fair. Michael agrees with this. On that basis, Michael is now available for selection for Sportscene and Sportsound.”

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