He could have solely performed two video games for Arsenal up to now, however former Celtic defender Kieran Tierney has already made fairly the affect.
The summer season signing missed the early phases of the season by harm, however just lately made his debut within the Carabao Cup third spherical tie with Nottingham Forest, which the Gunners received 5-Zero on the Emirates Stadium.
The left-back then featured within the 4-Zero win in opposition to Commonplace Liege within the Europa League on Thursday, with the 22-year-old recording his first help for the Gunners as they thrashed the Belgian aspect.
However his whipped supply for Gabriel Martinelli to go house was not the one probability he created within the sport.
Certainly, Tierney put in 5 correct crosses within the Europa League conflict, and created 4 capturing alternatives for his team-mates, based on statistics from Wyscout.
Towards Forest, he put in three correct crosses and created two possibilities for his team-mates, placing his tally at six possibilities created in two matches for the Gunners.
And that places the Scottish worldwide forward of Sead Kolasinac by way of the variety of possibilities created for Arsenal up to now this season.
That’s regardless of Kolasinac that includes in seven video games in all competitions for the Gunners this season, with the 26-year-old taking part in extra regularly for the reason that switch of Nacho Monreal to Actual Sociedad in August.
In these seven video games, the Bosnian full-back has equipped three correct crosses for his team-mates (one vs Bournemouth and two vs Tottenham).
Kolasinac has created 4 possibilities for his team-mates this season – two in opposition to Watford and two in opposition to Tottenham – with the Bosnian defender supplying an help for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Vicarage Street.
Kolasinac has additionally supplied one help for his nation this season, whereas he put in 5 correct crosses in two video games for Bosnia within the final worldwide break as they confronted Liechtenstein and Armenia.
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However the 26-year-old is now dealing with elevated strain for the left-back spot at Arsenal, with Tierney now pushing for a begin within the Premier League after his tremendous shows within the Carabao Cup and Europa League.
And Arsenal boss Unai Emery could have a call to make within the coming weeks as to who’s his first selection left-back.