Unai Emery says Kieran Tierney ready to play for Arsenal against Sheffield United

Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and AFC Bournemouth  at Emirates Stadium on October 06, 2019 in London, United...

Kieran Tierney joined Arsenal in the summer transfer window.

Kieran Tierney of Arsenal before a training session at London Colney on October 05, 2019 in St Albans, England.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has told talkSPORT that Kieran Tierney is ready to play for his team.

Tierney joined Arsenal from Celtic in the summer transfer window for a fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £25 million.

The 22-year-old left-back has had injury issues, and has played once in the Europa League and once in the EFL Cup for the Gunners so far this season, according to WhoScored.

 

Arsenal will take on Sheffield United away from home in the Premier League on Monday evening, and Emery has said that the Scotland international is ready for the match and could make his league debut.

Emery told talkSPORT about Tierney: “Tierney is ready to play. We have two options at left-back. We have a lot of games and we will need every player.”

Arsenal manager Unai Emery during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 3, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Big player for Arsenal

Tierney is one of the best and most promising young left-backs in Europe, and Arsenal have signed a gem in the 22-year-old.

The left-back has already impressed in the two competitive games he has played for Emery’s side, and his importance to the team is only going to grow in the coming weeks and months.

Kieran Tierney of Arsenal looks on as he warms up during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and AFC Bournemouth  at Emirates Stadium on October 6, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

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