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Arsenal legend Dixon compares Tierney to Winterburn

Arsenal legend Lee Dixon has compared Kieran Tierney to his former teammate Nigel Winterburn.

The Scotland left-back was excellent after the Premier League restart.

Dixon told talkSPORT of Tierney: "He's been likened to Nigel Winterburn already and the fact that's on your CV, that someone's actually gone: 'Oh, he's very similar to Nigel when he got in the side'.

"(He's got) that hunger, that desire, that willingness to run all day.

"That should be a given, but sometimes it isn't. We look at young players today and we're sometimes critical about their effort.

"We look at them and go: 'He should be doing this, he should be doing that'.

"But the fact that he seems to have adapted to the way [Mikel] Arteta wants him to play, he can play in a few positions - I was really impressed with him when he first came."

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