• Tierney to sign new five-year deal in coming weeks
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Kieran Tierney has agreed a new five-year contract at Arsenal and is expected to sign it in the coming weeks.

Tying down Tierney to a fresh deal comes as a boost for Mikel Arteta, who has seen the 24-year-old become one of his most reliable players. Although Tierney’s present contract has three years to run, his star has risen significantly since he arrived from Celtic in 2019 and Arsenal have moved to underline their commitment to him for the long term.

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