Unai Emery explains Kieran Tierney absence against Manchester United

first_img Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 2 Oct 2019 2:09 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link434Shares Kieran Tierney is in line to face Standard Liege (Picture: Getty Images)Unai Emery has denied that Kieran Tierney is badly injured and insists the full-back could be part of the Arsenal side to take on Standard Liege in the Europa League on Thursday.The left-back, who signed from Celtic this summer, was left out of the matchday squad to face Manchester United in the Premier League on Monday and it has been reported that he would be forced to pull out of the Scotland squad ahead of the next international break.However, while Emery admitted Tierney – who made his debut against Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup last week – had a small issue that forced him out of the clash with Manchester United, he played down the severity of the problem and suggested he will be in line to start against Standard Liege.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘He needs time, confidence, training and playing,’ said Emery.ADVERTISEMENT Unai Emery speaks after Manchester United DrawTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:24FullscreenUnai Emery speaks after Manchester United Drawhttps://metro.co.uk/video/unai-emery-speaks-manchester-united-draw-2017004/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘Tomorrow is a good opportunity, he is ready to play. He will take minutes and confidence.‘He will be able with us to show his progress.‘I asked Kieran yesterday because we were waiting first for him to be with us consistently. Each step yesterday is important to be consistent.‘He didn’t play in Manchester because he had a small problem, not important, but the doctor told us it was important for him to be here with us, preparing for tomorrow.’Should Kieran Tierney start against Standard Liege?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your results Unai Emery explains Kieran Tierney absence against Manchester Unitedcenter_img Advertisement Advertisementlast_img