By Laura O'Leary

12th Nov, 2017 | 7:57pm

'Could play him anywhere' – Ferguson raves about Celtic star after international performance

By Laura O’Leary

Barry Ferguson believes that Celtic’s Kieran Tierney could play anywhere on the pitch and put in a performance.

In his latest column for the Daily Record, the ex Rangers midfielder revealed that Tierney often gets overlooked as everyone expects him to put in stellar performances.

He also made a huge claim, saying that he is so talented he could play anywhere on the pitch.

He wrote: “I get the feeling you could play him anywhere.

“Honestly, you could stick him on the right wing, in central midfield or at centre forward and he’d just get on with it.

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“But we still have to find a formation that allows us to play both Tierney and Andy Robertson on the left flank given they are up there with the best in Britain.”

Ferguson issued the praise after watching Scotland’s 1-0 defeat to Holland in an international friendly.

Caretaker manager Malky Mackay opted to play the versatile defender at centre back for the game as opposed to his regular position of left back.

The game against Holland made for a special night for Tierney, as the 20-year-old was selected to captain his nation for the first time.

The young defender has featured 24 times for Celtic across all competitions this season, scoring two goals and grabbing four assists.

Tierney recently signed a new long term deal with the Hoops to keep him contracted to the club until 2023.

The 20-year-old despite pledging his future to the Bhoys by putting pen to paper, has still attracted the attention of Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United according to reports.

In the latest Celtic news, Kieran Tierney revealed he didn’t tell his family he was going to captain Scotland in case something changed

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