Kieran Tierney admits he has never been to central London despite signing for Arsenal

Scotland international has revealed that he has not been to central London despite moving to the north London club this summer.

Kieran Tierney has admitted that he has never been to central London despite signing for Arsenal this summer.

The full-back moved from boyhood club Celtic to join the Gunners and since then, has had to cope with the transition with moving from Glasgow to London.

However, the Scotland international has been impressive on the pitch in the limited minutes he’s played, quickly settling in with his new teammates.

The 22-year-old played a starring on the left flank during this week’s Europa League win over Belgian side Standard Liege as the north Londoners continued their 100 per cent start in the competition.

Speaking after Arsenal’s 4-0 win at the Emirates, the defender said: “Coming to London has been a huge change for me.

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“I’m a home boy who has always stayed with my parents and now I’ve come to a new country and a massive city.

“People back home ask me ‘what’s London like?’ But I have no idea because I’ve never been into the city.

“I train, I work hard, I go home to recover and I train the next day. It’s just a simple life and I put everything into football.”

Tierney starred alongside young striker Gabriel Martinelli in the rout of Liege, as the two combined for the Gunners’ opening goal.

The Brazilian helped himself to another just minutes after his first before turning provider for Dani Ceballos’ goal in the second half, with Joe Willock scoring inbetween.

Off the back of their resounding win on Thursday, Arsenal face Bournemouth on Sunday at the Emirates as they look to continue their strong home form.

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