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‘He’s a joy of a kid’ Arteta heaps further praise on Kieran Tierney

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Kieran Tierney continues to impress Mikel Arteta with the Arsenal boss enjoying working with the 23-year-old so far.

Kieran Tierney has been one of the standout names for the Gunners of late.

The 23-year-old has shrugged off initial injury setbacks and is proving to be a solid player in any position he’s been deployed at.

Tierney provided the second assist for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the Gunners knocked Manchester City out of the FA Cup.

Head coach Mikel Arteta assesses the 23-year-old so far and is pleased with every bit of what he has seen.

“I think I can talk for all the staff when I say we are delighted with him,” the Spaniard told the club’s official website.
 
“He’s a joy of a kid. He’s always willing to do more, he always wants to train harder, he wants to push himself more. He had some difficult moments since he joined but hopefully he feels [settled].
 
“We really like him and we really support him. I really appreciate everything he’s done since we joined. For me, he’s a player who is a really good role model for any other player in the squad.”

Initial rumors weeks ago claimed Kieran Tierney was a transfer target for Leicester City. But going by his recent performances, it is guaranteed the club wouldn’t consider his sale in the slightest bit.

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