Kieran Tierney wants Celtic to prove the doubters wrong

The Celtic player is aiming high again this season.

Celtic full-back Kieran Tierney has been speaking after his side was drawn away to Stranraer in the Scottish Cup, with his comments later posted on the Bhoys’ official Twitter account.

Among other things Tierney spoke about proving the doubters wrong as Celtic bid to put their recent European disappointment behind them and qualify for the Champions league next season.

Celtic lost in the qualifying round of that competition earlier this season before slipping out of the Europa League with a match to spare, and Ronny Deila’s side will know they have to succeed domestically in a bid to turn things round quickly.

“All the players and staff are gutted we didn’t do well in Europe,” Tierney said. “But we just need to try and qualify for the Champions League next year and prove people wrong.”

Celtic are on course to do that as they currently lead the Scottish Premiership by seven points, but there is a lot of football still to be played and 18-year-old Tierney looks like playing a key role after appearing 11 times already this season.

Celtic’s next match is against Hamilton before they play their final Europa League match against Fenerbahce, knowing they cannot reach the knockout stages but looking to restore some pride.

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