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Martinelli 9/10, Tierney 7/10 as newcomers shine for Arsenal in Europe

Craig Burley and Stevie Nicol say Nicolas Pepe looks like "a flash in the pan" after failing to live up to the hype so far at Arsenal.

Arsenal romped to their second win of the Europa League group stage with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Standard Liege at the Emirates. Gabriel Martinelli scored twice inside 20 minutes, followed by goals by Joe Willock (22nd minuted) and Dani Ceballos (57th minute).

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There were first European starts of the season for Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin, with both putting in good showings, while young Martinelli looks a real find. The Brazilian was clinical in front of goal, and will be...

Tierney a scintillating 9/10 on debut as Arsenal rout Forest

Arsenal eased into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a 5-0 win that flattered visitors Nottingham Forest. The Gunners dominated possession, and while Forest looked threatening on the counter in the first half, they never really looked like troubling Arsenal's solid back line. Unai Emery will be particularly enthused by the performances of debutant Kieran Tierney and striker Gabriel Martinelli.

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Tierney will have Gunners fans purring after a confident first start following...

Kieran Tierney has potential to be Arsenal's version of Andrew Robertson at left-back if he stays fit

After a summer of speculation and a pair of failed transfer bids, Arsenal have finally gotten their man in Kieran Tierney.

The 22-year-old left-back, who completed a deadline day move to Arsenal from Celtic for a Scottish record £25 million, is a player who bolsters a major area of weakness for the Gunners and should only improve with age. He is currently out of action recovering from a double hernia surgery and should make his first-team debut in September, but who is he and what will...

Arsenal sign defenders David Luiz, Tierney

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Arsenal have bolstered their defence with the signings of Brazilian centre-back David Luiz from Chelsea and Scottish left-back Kieran Tierney from Celtic.

Luiz, 32, signed a two-year deal and cost £8 million, while Tierney inked a five-year contract. Celtic will receive £25m, which will be spread over the length of the deal.

"David has huge experience and I look forward to working with him again," Arsenal manager Unai Emery said in a club statement. "He is a well known player and...

LIVE Transfer Talk: Arsenal plan £25m swoop for Celtic's Kieran Tierney

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is closed, but click here for all the deals and keep track of who has joined the big boys. Transfer Talk will continue to scour the world's media and set correspondents loose to see what's on the agenda for the summer.

TOP STORY: Arsenal look north of the border for reinforcement

Celtic lost manager Brendan Rodgers to Leicester City on Tuesday, and things could get worse for the Bhoys faithful in the summer if reports in the Scottish Sun are to...

Scouting Spotlight: Kieran Tierney, Julian Brandt, David Selke

Kieran Tierney
Kieran Tierney could be set to replace Luke Shaw.

Scouting Spotlight looks at a Celtic defender targeted by Man United and two young Germans who could be on the move to England.

Kieran Tierney -- Celtic

Regarded as one of the best left-backs in Britain by Brendan Rodgers -- along with Danny Rose and Ryan Bertrand, whom the Celtic manager worked with earlier in his career -- sources told ESPN FC that Tierney has emerged as a target for Manchester United this summer as Jose Mourinho looks to solve his problem position by buying a replacement...