John Hartson tips Kieran Tierney to be a future Arsenal captain

first_imgHartson heaped praise on the former Celtic left-back (Picture: Getty Images)Tasked with playing at both left-back and centre-back, the 23-year-old stepped up to the plate and delivered some outstanding performances for Mikel Arteta’s side.ADVERTISEMENTEx-Gunners and Celtic striker Hartson is a big fan of Tierney and predicts a bright future for the full-back.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘He was outstanding at Celtic for many a year, played lot of European games,’ Hartson told talkSPORT.‘Champions League games, picked up trebles and trophies. He’s clearly a winner.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘I think the Arsenal fans and a lot of people that are watching the English Premier League needed a little bit of time to realise how good this kid is.‘He’s an outstanding player, he gets forward, he’s got an FA Cup winner’s medal under his belt, a Community Shield medal.‘Initially he was injured and was in and out a little bit with his groin, he couldn’t quite find his best form.‘But now that he’s settled he’s a future Arsenal captain for me, 100 per cent.’MORE: Emiliano Martinez close to signing new Arsenal contractMORE: Matt Doherty deletes embarrassing Arsenal tweets in Tottenham announcement videoFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and InstagramFor more stories like this, check our sport page Metro Sport ReporterMonday 31 Aug 2020 2:43 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.6kShares Advertisement Tierney enjoyed an impressive debut season (Picture: Getty Images)John Hartson backs Kieran Tierney to be a future Arsenal captain after a promising debut season at the Emirates.The left-back made the £25million switch from Celtic last summer after rising up through the ranks at the Scottish club.Despite a slow start due to his Gunners career due to multiple injuries, Tierney proved himself in the latter stages of the season. John Hartson tips Kieran Tierney to be a future Arsenal captain Comment Advertisementlast_img

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