Arsenal provide fitness updates on new signings David Luiz and Kieran Tierney ahead on Newcastle clash
Arsenal provide fitness updates on new signings David Luiz and Kieran Tierney ahead on Newcastle clash Comment Metro Sport ReporterFriday 9 Aug 2019 12:24 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.6kShares Former Celtic star Kieran Tierney is struggling with a groin problem (Picture: Getty)Emery said: ‘We’re delighted Kieran is joining us.‘He’s a very talented player who will continue to improve. He increases our options defensively and I look forward to him joining our group.’As well as signing two players on deadline day, Arsenal also sanctioned the departure of Alex Iwobi to Everton.Toffees boss Marco Silva said: ‘Alex was one of our main targets for this window and I believe he is a fantastic signing.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘He is a direct and skilful winger and attacking midfielder who always works very hard.‘He is still young but already with a lot of top-level experience – 100 Premier League matches, more in Europe and many international games.‘Alex fits exactly the profile of player I want.‘He is hungry to join Everton and take the next step in his career, to help us compete with the strongest teams in the league and reach his potential at our club.’MORE: Charlie Nicholas predicts where Arsenal will finish after Luiz, Tierney and Pepe signings Advertisement Advertisement New Arsenal signing David Luiz is in contention to face Newcastle United (Picture: Getty)Arsenal have provided fitness updates on new signings David Luiz and Kieran Tierney ahead of the start of the new Premier League season.The Gunners, who finished fifth last term, completed deadline day moves for Chelsea defender Luiz and Celtic star Tierney.Arsenal have confirmed Brazil international Luiz is expected to participate in full training and be available for Sunday’s trip to St James’ Park to face Newcastle United.Tierney, meanwhile, is struggling with a groin injury, with Arsenal hoping the full back will be able to train with his new team-mates in around 4-6 weeks’ time.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAfter making the switch from Chelsea to Arsenal, Luiz said: ‘It’s a great feeling. It’s a new cycle in my life, in my career as a footballer.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I’m excited to play for this big club. I grew up watching a lot of Arsenal games, especially the great players from the past, so I’m excited to try to help this club to do some big things.‘It’s a big club – not just in England, but everybody around the world knows how big Arsenal is. When I had an opportunity to come to this kind of big club, I had to take it. That’s why I’m here.’Tierney, who will wear Arsenal’s number three shirt, has impressed for Celtic over the past few seasons and Gunners boss Unai Emery is ‘delighted’ to secure his services.