Speaking after Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt, Unai Emery confirmed that both Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin will play for Steve Bould’s under-23s when they take on Wolves tomorrow night.
Tierney has yet to kick a ball in anger for Arsenal since completing his move from Celtic in the summer. He’s been working his way back from a groin problem having had a hernia operation earlier this summer.
Bellerin has been sidelined by an ACL injury since January. It’s been a long road back for the Spaniard who has been sorely missed at right-back. In his absence, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Carl Jenkinson, Stephan Lichtsteiner and, most recently, Calum Chambers have covered for him.
Obviously, it’s great news that the full-back duo is edging closer to first team action. Here’s hoping they come through tomorrow’s game unscathed.