Kieran Tierney has already responded to pundit’s ‘too good’ claim amid Arsenal exit links

Kieran Tierney has already responded to talk of a possible Arsenal exit this summer.
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Kieran Tierney has already issued a response on his lack of playing time amid a ‘too good’ claim made by one particular pundit.

Tierney saw his play-time reduced at Arsenal season following the arrival of Oleksandr Zinchenko. but he still managed to make as many as 27 Premier League appearances, albeit is only six of those were starts. With that in mind, Tierney has been linked with a move away from Arsenal this summer, with Newcastle United and former club Celtic linked.

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Former Rangers striker turned pundit Kenny Miller recently spoke about those links in an interview with Football Scotland, telling Tierney he is ‘too good’ to ‘waste away’ on the Arsenal bench.

Miller said: “I think he needs to now. He’s had his injury problems over the course of his career but for me when he plays he’s a world-class left-back. There’s no getting away from it.

“To play regularly he probably needs to step away from Arsenal and there will be loads of teams who are interested, there will be loads of suitors, there’s no doubt about it. Newcastle are a team who have been constantly linked with him.”

With transfer rumours continuing to surround Tierney, the full-back is continuing to work with Arsenal in the US to prepare for the new season, and he has made it clear that he is not ruling out a Gunners stay, even if it means he continues to play a more supplamentary role.

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“You can’t play every single game, every single season, every single year. I don’t expect that and I still made a lot of appearances last year,” Tierney has said.

“I was ready every game and working 100 per cent. I think everyone in there would agree with that, that I never give less than that whether I’m playing or not. In the games I did play I tried to do my best for the team. I came off the bench a lot last season, whether that was to see games out or help get a goal.”

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