Kieran Tierney is about to withdraw from Scotland’s squad forward of the upcoming matches in opposition to San Marino and Russia.
The former Celtic star made his eagerly anticipated Arsenal debut final week throughout the 5-0 Carabao Cup win over Nottingham Forest, however was not included in Unai Emery’s matchday squad forward of final night time’s 1-1 draw in opposition to Manchester United at Old Trafford.
According to The Sun, Tierney has suffered a setback, is a doubt for Thursday’s Europa League conflict in opposition to Standard Liege and can skip worldwide obligation following talks between the the Scottish Football Association and Arsenal.
The 22-year-old underwent surgical procedure in the summertime following a hernia harm and had not featured in a aggressive match since May, earlier than showing in Arsenal colors for the primary time every week in the past since his £25million summer time switch.
Tierney had beforehand appeared in an Under-23 match in opposition to Wolves however, not like fellow long-term absentee Hector Bellerin, didn’t characteristic in Saturday’s reserve fixture in opposition to Liverpool.
Sead Kolasinac has been Unai Emery’s most well-liked alternative at left-back following Nacho Monreal’s departure final month, however the former Sevilla coach had been relishing the returns of Tierney, Bellerin and Rob Holding.
He stated final week: ‘It was amazing to see the people’s response to Rob Holding, Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin, who performed his first 15 minutes [at the end].
‘It was a great moment. We can be a better competitive team with them. For us having every player available is the perfect moment.’