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However he has since not turned out for Edinburgh and won't do for another five weeks with Solomons opting to rest the No.9.
But the Edinburgh head coach is adamant his side won't falter in Laidlaw's absence with Grayson Hart, Sam Hidalgo Clyne and Sean Kennedy all ready to make the step up.
"I think that all three of those scrum-halves have the ability to play Test rugby for Scotland, so you've got to look at it like that - in a positive light," Solomons said.
"He [Laidlaw] has had a tough season. He's made a great contribution to us this year and a great contribution to Scotland.
"But he starts at Gloucester on 1 July and, if you look at the dates of the summer tour, he's not going to have a break."