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But Sole feels Lamont’s good form for Northampton following a serious injury as well as centre Ben Cairns’s return from a knee injury bodes well.
Both players are poised to appear for Scotland in the three Tests in November, which start with the All Blacks at Murrayfield.
Sole said: “Ben Cairns is a player who some are now suggesting may even be good enough for the Lions tour.
“And Sean Lamont has returned to full fitness so with a few more matches under his belt he may be back to his best for the national team.”