Many Arsenal supporters have given credit to left-back Kieran Tierney as he told his teammates to thank the travelling fans as they were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Liverpool on Wednesday.
A brace from Gabriel Martinelli and goals from Lucas Torreira, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Joe Willock were not enough to topple the European champions and saw Unai Emery’s team bow out of the competition.
Kieran Tierney, as the final penalty went in, grabbed all the players and told them to go thank the away fans 👏 pic.twitter.com/3aBQZkSmV0
— afcSource™ (@afcSource) October 30, 2019
After Liverpool scored their decisive spot-kick, the Scotsman urged his teammates to show their appreciation to the Emirates faithful.
Many supporters respected the move from Tierney and directed their acknowledgements towards the former Celtic defender on social media. One fan described him as a man with “elite mentality”, while another said that he is a “future captain” at Arsenal amid all of the speculation surrounding the future of current skipper Granit Xhaka.
Here you will find some of the best responses from Arsenal fans:
— Andre_A$🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷🇯🇲🇯🇲🇯🇲🇯🇲 (@damar_andre) October 30, 2019
— love one another (@winfieldlloyd) October 30, 2019
I’ve said it already, he’s the only guy that can lead this group. Acts as though he’s been with us years
— Bobby (@bobbybrownyo) October 31, 2019
— Hassan (@Arrsenal1) October 30, 2019
— Nathan 💫 (@__Simmonds14) October 30, 2019
KT. Future Captain. ❤️
— Bhavik Bhoir (@bhavik_08) October 31, 2019
true Captain that, Take a bow @kierantierney1 🙌
— DamNut (@kirstyBoy108) October 31, 2019
Future captain there
— Ben Mitchell 🇪🇺🏳️🌈🔶🇨🇦🏴 (@Mountie31) October 31, 2019
What did you make of Tierney’s insistence on his team-mates acknowledging the Arsenal fans at Anfield? Could he be a future captain of the club? Have your say by commenting below!
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