Kieran Tierney raves about Mikel Arteta after Arsenal boss tips £25m star to be special next season

first_imgMikel Arteta has made a positive impression at Arsenal since succeeding Unai Emery as head coach (Picture: Getty)Kieran Tierney is confident Mikel Arteta is the man to kick start his Arsenal career after the Spaniard tipped last summer’s signing from Celtic to be ‘special’ next season. Much was expected of the Scotland international following his £25million move from Parkhead but a succession of injuries has severely hampered his progress. The 22-year-old was still recovering from a double hernia operation when he completed his move to north London and had to wait until late October to make his Premier League debut. Tierney made a positive first impression, particularly during the cup competitions, but is yet to feature under Arteta following the shoulder injury he picked up against West Ham in December. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe rampaging left-back had been close to making a return before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponent of the current campaign, but Arteta believes he has a special talent on his hands. Comment Metro Sport ReporterSunday 10 May 2020 10:15 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.8kShares Kieran Tierney is working his way back to full fitness following a shoulder injury (Picture: Getty)‘I am really looking forward to working with him and giving him the opportunity to play,’ he told Ian Wright earlier this week. ‘His attitude, his commitment, his willingness it’s incredible. I think he’s going to bring something special to us.’And Tierney is clearly a fan of his new boss as well with the former Celtic star revealing that it wasn’t until February’s warm weather training camp in Dubai that he realised the Spaniard was the real deal.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 ArsenalHe told Sky Sports: ‘I’ve seen all his video meetings, I’ve been in the meetings together as a team, before the games, after the games and just his analysis is amazing.‘In Dubai for the winter break I was doing some one-on-one work with him and that’s when I realised this is brilliant, I’m learning a lot in a rehab session.‘He knows what’s going to happen in a game and how it’s going to happen and what you should do, where you’re going to get pressed from and where your options should be. ‘You should know where the left-mid is going to be and the centre-mid so you can just play in sync, everybody is using one brain and I think that’s perfect.‘Hopefully when I’m back fit I can get the chance to play and just build up fitness and confidence again.’MORE: Real Madrid set Arsenal deadline over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transferMORE: Arsenal star Bernd Leno hails Liverpool rival Alisson as the best goalkeeper in the Premier League ahead of David de Gea and Ederson Advertisement Kieran Tierney raves about Mikel Arteta after Arsenal boss tips £25m star to be special next season Advertisementlast_img read more

Gardaí warn of fraudsters visiting people’s homes

first_imgDonegal residents are being warned to not open their doors to unsolicited visits from people purporting to be from the Department of Health.The fraudsters have been visiting homes in the Finn Valley area pretending to be from the Department of Health and have been asking people for sensitive information.These scammers can also change their story as they move from area to area – so be on the look out for any suspicious visitors. A text alert has been issued to warn people of the dodgy housecalls.Cllr Patrick McGowan tells Donegal Daily that people need to be aware of the situation and to report any suspicious activity to Gardaí.“There are so many ongoing scams at the moment. Everyone needs to watch out for the phone scams and computers, and they forget that these people can turn up in reality. A notice has gone out in Finn Valley and Lifford asking people to keep a look out. The problem is, it is not far for them to travel to other areas of Donegal too.“It is important that people know so as they can be on their guard. “This also shows how important it is for people to sign up for these text alerts – the more people sign up, the less room for these boys to hide.”To sign up to the text alert in the Castlefin/Finn Valley/Killygordon area, visit the CPI Centre or any of the local Post Offices. Text alerts are also available in the Ballybofey and Stranorlar area.To report suspicious activity call Letterkenny Gardaí on 074 9167100 or Milford Gardaí on 074 9153067.Investigations are ongoing.Gardaí warn of fraudsters visiting people’s homes was last modified: October 23rd, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Department of HealthGardaiscamlast_img read more