ARSENAL legend Martin Keown believes Kieran Tierney has all of the makings of a future membership captain.
The Scottish left-back has been a shining gentle in a disappointing marketing campaign for the Gunners to date.
Keown backs Tierney to turn into a future Arsenal captainCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the present Arsenal captain however Keown is backing the 23-year-old to guide the staff sooner or later.
He mentioned on BT Sport: “Proper from the start I might see there was a dedication about him.
“He is simply the suitable sort that you simply want… his persona, character.
“He is a driving power and he is a throwback.
“In coaching, they’ve to inform him to settle down as a result of he is tackling ferociously. I actually like that perspective that he brings.
“He has obtained all the things in his sport, it is about constructing round him. Maybe an Arsenal captain within the making.”
And fellow pundit Gareth Barry backed his declare.
When requested if he’s captain materials, the previous Man Metropolis man mentioned: “Yea I do.
“He is affecting the areas defensively and going ahead however what I actually preferred is after they have been actually struggling, he was one of many gamers that did not go lacking.
“There have been just one or two gamers that might maintain their heads excessive and he was one among them.”
Tierney moved to North London in August 2019 however an injury-hit first marketing campaign noticed him handle simply 15 Premier League appearances.
He’s rapidly changing into a fan favorite and Arsenal supporters labelled him ‘a different breed’ after braving the baltic conditions in just shorts and a t-shirt at the Hawthorns.
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