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Inverness assistant manager Russell Latapy has revealed the in-form Caley Jags have Europe firmly in their sights.

John Hughes' team travel to Hamilton on Saturday having won their last four games and they currently occupy third place - a Europa League spot.

Caley Thistle's initial aim at the start of the season was to avoid relegation, and, with top-flight status all but secure, Latapy believes that the team can push on further and finish in a European place.

He said: "Our first target was to maintain Premiership status. With 44 points we think we've done that so we have to change our goals. Our goals now are top six and getting as far up the table as we can get.

"If you look at the position that we're in and if we continue in that vein, then that's going to take us into a European place and that is a possibility."

Latapy was coy on the prospect of John Hughes making any new signings to boost the Highlanders' European ambitions.

He said: "We think that we have a squad of a lot of quality players here and sometimes you bring in players for the sake of bringing in players.

"His (Hughes) view is that if we're going to get in somebody then that person needs to contribute in a positive way. There's no point in bringing in somebody that's going to sit on the bench with the quality that we have."

Inverness go into the game at New Douglas Park having won both encounters over Hamilton this season. Latapy emphasised that the Jags would continue to play attractive football as long as they get results.

He said: "We've been passing the ball well and we passed it well against St Johnstone on Tuesday. We like to play with the football. We had a large percentage of the ball in the game, close to 60 per cent.

"That's the way we like to play so that's the way we play and we'll continue to play that way as long as we get results."