Arsenal star Kieran Tierney to miss Manchester City clash after Scotland team-mate tests positive for coronavirus

Kieran Tierney will miss Arsenal’s match with Manchester City (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal look set to be without Kieran Tierney for their upcoming Premier League clash with Manchester City after the left-back’s Scotland team-mate, Stuart Armstrong, tested positive for coronavirus.

Armstrong returned a negative test on arrival at Scotland’s Oriam training base but the supplementary UEFA test came back positive on Wednesday morning.

The Southampton midfielder must self-isolate for ten days from October 6, the date he was tested, and will therefore play no part in Scotland’s matches with Israel, Slovakia and Czech Republic,

Armstrong returned a positive test on Wednesday morning (Picture: Getty)

Every other player in Steve Clarke’s squad tested negative for COVID-19 but Ryan Christie and Tierney came into close contact with Armstrong, meaning they too will have to self-isolate for 14 days as of yesterday.

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Two members of Scotland’s backroom staff will also have to self-isolate after being identified as close contacts.

‘While this is obviously disappointing news the most important thing is…