Kieran Tierney says a quartet of Arsenal defenders and Scottish members of the club’s backroom staff have helped him settle in London following his big-money summer move from Celtic.
Having arrived with an injury, the left-back had to wait a couple of months before making his debut and it appears that he’s formed close bonds with those who were also on the treatment table as the season kicked-off, including Rob Holding, Dinos Mavropanos and Hector Bellerin.
“Because I’ve been injured and Bellerin was injured and Big Dino as well, I’ve been close with them,” he told Pro Direct Soccer.
“Hector is a big voice in the changing room as well so he’s helped me settle in. Rob Holding and Calum Chambers as well have looked after me.
“It’s hard to say though because everyone has been great, even the staff.
“There’s a few Scottish staff as well – Celtic fans – so they’ve helped me settle in and make me feel at home.”
He added: “It was a hard transition. I lived with my family right until I had to move. I’ve been in the house on my own, doing the cooking, doing the washing.”
Tierney also revealed that the first meal he cooked in his new pad was salmon, seasoned with salt, pepper, cajun spices, wrapped in foil and cooked at 170 degrees.
Just in case you needed dinner inspiration.
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