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Arsenal launch fight to get Kieran Tierney out of quarantine and face Manchester City

Arsenal launch fight to get Kieran Tierney out of quarantine and face Manchester City after defender tested negative three times on Scotland duty

  • Arsenal are exploring whether Kieran Tierney can avoid isolating for 14 days
  • Tierney was told to quarantine after Stuart Armstrong tested positive for Covid 
  • The isolation period will currently see Tierney miss their Manchester City trip

Arsenal are vowing to fight all the way to get Kieran Tierney out of quarantine so he can face Manchester City.

The Gunners are building a case that Tierney should not have to isolate for 14 days — including proof that he was sitting 2.8metres from Covid-positive Scotland team-mate Stuart Armstrong at the time in question.

Arsenal are adamant that Tierney should be spared a fortnight of isolation and were on Thursday continuing talks with the Scottish government and Scottish Football Association in search of a resolution.

Arsenal are exploring whether Kieran Tierney can avoid having to isolate for 14 days

Tierney was deemed a close contact of Armstrong after the pair,…