Date: 2nd October 2019 at 8:02pm
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defender Kieran Tierney’s latest injury is not as bad as first feared for the Scotsman, who is set to miss international duty.

After what has been described as a ‘phased return to fitness’, there was a concern that the former Celtic left-back may have aggravated his long-term hip injury further after being out of action since June. However, those apprehensions have been eased as Tierney is now expected to be fit for tie against .

The Isle of Man-born left-back has only played once for Arsenal during their 5-0 win over Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup.

Journalist James Olley confirmed on Twitter (via @JamesOlley) that his latest setback should not affect his expected return date to the first team, much to the relief of some Arsenal supporters.

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