Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney has been advised he’s higher than Manchester United star Luke Shaw by former Celtic striker, Frank McAvennie. The Scotland worldwide has battled with damage points all through his Gunners profession thus far, however there are not any doubts over his expertise. He has grow to be a fan favorite on the Emirates Stadium and has the perspective and work charge of a participant match for Mikel Arteta’s long-term ambitions at Arsenal. Although the Gunners’ kind has been fully blended over the past couple of seasons, Tierney has at all times appeared competent in his function down the left-side of defence and has been pinpointed as one of many key males within the aspect.
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And now that he has an honest centre-back partnership alongside him in Gabriel Magalhaes and Ben White, he might go onto obtain nice issues with the membership. “He’s the important thing for Arsenal,” McAvennie advised Football Insider. “He’s a giant, massive participant. The fitter he will get, I feel he can play for completely anybody. “Tierney can go all the best way, I feel he’s higher than Luke Shaw at Manchester United.
“There is little doubt in my thoughts he might make that step up. He might play for any membership on the planet. “I can’t consider a left-back I might play forward of him, I feel he’s on a par with Andy Robertson.” McAvennie’s view could also be somewhat biased contemplating Tierney is a Celtic fan, however to even be named amongst the likes of Shaw and Robertson is excessive reward for the 24-year-old. “He has been magnificent all season, he’s by no means one of many ones who will get criticised,” McAvennie added. “It’s at all times Aubameyang or Xhaka, by no means Tierney. He’s a mannequin skilled and he is so necessary to that aspect.” Tierney will likely be seeking to go about his enterprise quietly within the coming months, beginning with a win over Brighton on the AmEx Stadium earlier than one other worldwide break with Scotland.