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Tierney will do great things at Arsenal: Rodgers


Brendan Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers

By Ian Parkes

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has no doubt former Celtic defender Kieran Tierney will find his feet and make an impact at Arsenal.

At the King Power Stadium tomorrow, Rodgers and Tierney will be on opposing sides for the first time since the ex-Bhoys manager departed Celtic Park for Leicester last February and with the player now at Arsenal following a £25m move in August.

Rodgers has nothing but praise for Tierney as he said: "As a player, in the first week working with him, I could see after two or three days why there was a lot of clamour for him.

"From that moment he was absolutely brilliant for me. He became stronger, more powerful, very aggressive in his game.

"He worked hard every day but he was also a strong boy mentally.

"Every day in training he was very focused on becoming better, and he loved Celtic as a club. He supported the club, and that gave him that extra one per cent.

"He's gone into Arsenal, a really competitive team and a huge club, and it takes that bit of time to settle. I've got no doubt he will do very, very well in his time."

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