Strachan: There are similarities between Kieran Tierney and Liverpool?s van Dijk - football

Strachan: There are similarities between Kieran Tierney and Liverpool?s van Dijk

Tierney impressing
Arsenal secured Kieran Tierney?s services in August of 2019.
The full-back had previously stood as one of Celtic?s standout stars, so when the Hoops demanded £25m, a Scottish transfer record to part with him, it didn?t come as too much of a surprise.
Despite having been the most expensive player to ever come out of the SPL, though, Tierney?s stint in north London didn?t get off to a great start.
The Scotsman was carrying an injury when he first joined Arsenal, meaning he didn?t make his Premier League debut until the end of October.
Then, just when it looked as though Tierney was finally finding his feet at the Emirates, he suffered a shoulder injury that ruled him out until March.
However, since football’s restart in June, the former Celtic star has remained injury-free, and is finally showcasing his true talent. Liverpool’s Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (L) vies for the ball against Arsenal’s English midfielder Reiss Nelson (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 15, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / POOL / AFP)
Strachan praises Tierney
Tierney featured in all of Arsenal?s league outings since the restart, impressing at both left-back and on the left of a three-man central defensive unit.
Now, as outlined above, Tierney?s recent exploits have earned him some high praise from fellow countryman Gordon Strachan.
The former Middlesbrough boss, during an intervi...
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