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'His work ethic is incredible, I'm very impressed'

Our warm-weather training camp in Dubai gave Mikel Arteta the perfect opportunity to assess his squad - and Kieran Tierney certainly made a big impression.

The Scotland international is working hard to return to full fitness after dislocating his right shoulder against West Ham in December, and our head coach likes what he sees from the left back.

"He is making very good progress but we need to wait for the bone and the attachment to the tendon to heal before he can make any contact," Arteta said.

"He has been training, his work ethic is incredible, I have been really impressed with him so hopefully we can get him back soon but we need to be a little bit patient with him.