FOOTIE followers have been left dismayed by Scots baller Kieran Tierney’s “depressing” interview for his new membership.
The 26-year-old left again has signed on a season-long mortgage for Spanish La Liga aspect actual Sociedad from Arsenal, who he joined from boyhood membership Celtic in 2019 for a then-club report payment of £25m.
Regardless of profitable the FA Cup with the Gunners in 2020, the Scot has discovered alternatives laborious to come back by on the Emirates Stadium and was changed by Ukrainian Olaksandr Zinchenko final season.
This season, Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta has allowed the 39-capped worldwide to search out a lot wanted recreation time in Spain.
Nevertheless, in an interview-style video posted by his new aspect, followers have been fast to note Tierney’s subdued angle, with some positing that the defender “doesn’t wish to be there”.
The video opens with Tierney, wearing a Actual Sociedad polo shirt, sitting within the membership’s dressing room as an off-screen interviewer introduces him.
Introduced in a speedy back-and-forth fashion, the interviewer opens by asking the previous Celtic starlet for his full identify, to which he merely replies: “Kieran Tierney.”
The interviewer then asks for Tierney’s nickname, which he solutions: “KT.”
The Scotsman replies with brief responses and an expressionless look because the interviewer asks: “A childhood idol?”
Tierney says: “Henrik Larsson.”
The interview ponders: “A match you’ll always remember?”
An nearly upset-looking Tierney says: “My first Celtic and Rangers league match.”
The interview continues: “When you didn’t play as a left-back, during which place would you wish to play?”
The Scotsman ponders this, saying “Possibly centre again”, with out elaborating any additional.
The interviewer continues, asking Tierney whether or not he would fairly rating or help a objective, with Tierney bluntly answering the latter.
He’s then requested which stadium he want to play in, to which Tierney replies, with little enthusiasm, “Actual Enviornment”, regardless of it being the house floor of his new membership.
Requested what his dream in soccer is, Tierney seems to nearly brush the query off, replying: “To win so many trophies.”
The interviewer concludes, asking: “And at last, what recommendation did Martin Odegaard offer you?”
Referencing his Arsenal teammate and fellow former Sociedad participant, Tierney reveals: “He mentioned ‘you’ll love this membership and you’ll love the folks so simply go and revel in’.”
The video was shared to social media by Actual Sociedad on Tuesday with the caption: “Pin Pon Problem with Kieran Tierney.”
The clip has since obtained over 34,000 likes and a whole lot of feedback from followers left involved by Tierney’s seemingly depressing angle.
One person sarcastically wrote: “He seems so joyful.”
One other commented: “Looks like a proper bundle of pleasure. Undoubtedly somebody you’d wish to be within the dressing room with.”
A 3rd replied: “He doesn’t wish to be there, Arsenal have made a mistake with this one.”
One other mentioned: “He’s so depressed to be there. I’m gutted it’s not labored out at Arsenal.”
A fifth added: “He seems depressing. Come residence KT.”
One other quizzed: “He’s most likely pissed off and really confused that he’s among the finest fullbacks in Europe however about twenty seventh selection left again at Arsenal.”
Talking in his unveiling press convention to the media, Tierney mentioned: “I left as a result of final season I couldn’t play loads and what I needed was to play a whole lot of video games and I needed to attempt to do it at Actual.
“I don’t have any downside with Arsenal. Figuring out that Actual needed to have me right here, feeling all of the love from the folks right here was superb.
“Being within the Basque Nation, having the expertise of dwelling right here and enjoying in La Liga, is one thing I’m very happy with. I hope issues are going very properly for me right here.”
Fellow Scot David Moyes managed the San Sebastián membership from November 2014 till he was sacked after a poor begin to the next marketing campaign only a 12 months later in November 2015.
Actual Sociedad presently sit in twelfth place having drawn their opening three video games, and have been drawn into group D within the Champions League the place they may face Inter Milan, Benfica and Pink Bull Salzburg.