Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta has praised Kieran Tierney’s fighting spirit and states “it’s a happiness” to work with a gamer who continues to work tough every day.

The 23-year-old joined from Celtic in the summer season of 2019 and did not feature after going through a double hernia operation following an injury-disrupted 2018/19 campaign.

He impressed towards the back end of last season and played an important part in the Gunners’ FA Cup-winning run, while he has actually now cemented his area at left-back with Sead Kolasinac signing up with Schalke on loan earlier today.

Tierney scored an excellent opening objective for Arsenal versus West Brom on Saturday night, with many fans suggesting that he ought to be provided the captain’s armband as he possesses the necessary management qualities to take the group forward.

Speaking after the 4-0 win at The Hawthorns, Arteta exposed his happiness at seeing Tierney end up being a regular in his beginning line-up where he has put in constant performances throughout the season.

” Considering that the minute I joined the club and he went through this shoulder injury I saw a player with massive skill, the best mindset and dedication,” he said.

” The kid is a pleasure to work with and I’m so delighted for him for the way hes cored. Everything he’s putting to be much better every day, towards the team, towards the club.

” He had some problems to adapt. It was an obstacle for him to leave his house. We’re all attempting to help him due to the fact that the kid really deserves it. It’s a delight to work with him.”

Fans have fasted to observe that Tierney’s choice of pre-match attire tends to always be brief sleeve t-shirts and shorts, despite the freezing cold temperatures and snowy weather at the weekend.

Arteta insists the Scotland worldwide is comfy with what he wears although it’s not likely his team-mates are going to do the same anytime quickly.

” I do not understand, he’s got something special in his blood! Because we’re all wearing gloves, snoods and hats and he simply goes out with his shorts and tee shirt. It’s not like he’s acting or something think me, he’s really comfy like that.”