Kieran Tierney set for second surgery of 2019 as Arsenal injury nightmare continues

first_img Comment Advertisement Advertisement Ljungberg speaks after Arsenal’s first win in 10, against West HamTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 5:09FullscreenLjungberg speaks after Arsenal’s first win in 10, against West Hamhttps://metro.co.uk/video/ljungberg-speaks-arsenals-win-10-against-west-ham-2066642/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.In his absence, Sead Kolasinac, Ainsley Maitland-Niles or Bukayo Saka will be forced to deputise.Tierney’s revelation is just the latest in a growing list of injuries at Arsenal, with Hector Bellerin, Granit Xhaka, Nicolas Pepe, Dani Ceballos and Rob Holding all struggling.‘Of course, it’s not good,” Ljungberg said.‘We got one in the warm-up at West Ham, another full-back in the game. It’s one of those freak things. one is to the head, another is the shoulder in a tackle.‘We can’t do much about it, obviously it puts a strain on the squad but that’s how it is.’Paul Merson tells Freddie Ljungberg he has ‘no chance’ of becoming permanent Arsenal managerMore: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal James GraySaturday 14 Dec 2019 3:22 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link561Shares Tierney suffered the injury at the London Stadium during a win over West Ham (Picture: Getty)Kieran Tierney’s injury struggles at Arsenal are set to continue after the club confirmed he is set to undergo surgery to deal with his shoulder.During Arsenal’s 3-1 victory over West Ham – Freddie Ljungberg’s first win as interim head coach – Tierney left the field after just 29 minutes, holding his right arm in a makeshift sling.The Gunners initially reported that he had suffered a dislocated shoulder but had not decided whether the issue would require surgery.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBut they have now said that Tierney will go under the knife to repair the damage to his right shoulder next week, before starting a period of rehabilitation that will last ‘around three months’.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe Scotland international has already had to endure an extended period on the sidelines at the Emirates, despite only having joined the club in the summer.Tierney arrived for £25million from Celtic in early August but had to wait until late September to make his debut after having a double hernia procedure in May.The 22-year-old slotted straight into the first team at left back, seen as the solution to a long-term problem in that position at the Emirates. Kieran Tierney set for second surgery of 2019 as Arsenal injury nightmare continueslast_img

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