Date: 16th November 2017 at 3:38pm
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By John Reid

Celtic’s Kieran Tierney has been talking to the press after what has been a good few weeks for the player.

He discussed playing for Scotland in an unfamiliar right-back role, as reported by Celtic’s official twitter account.

Tierney said, ”Wherever I’m told to play, I’ll try my best. Left-back, centre-back or right-back, I don’t really mind.

”Right-back was hard, especially when your strong foot is your left, but I’m happy playing anywhere.”

When Gordon Strachan was Scotland boss Tierney usually played as a right-back, with Liverpool’s Andy Robertson the preferred left-back.

Tierney captained Scotland against the Netherlands last week, where he played in a centre-back role by interim manager Malky Mackay.

The Celtic left-back has enjoyed a meteoric rise since he was given his Celtic debut by former boss Ronny Deila in 2015.

He has been first choice left-back in the last two seasons, being named young player of the year in both seasons.

Tierney was also part of the first Celtic side to win a treble since 2017 and the first to go through an entire league season unbeaten since the 1890s.

He also started Celtic’s last league game, a 4-0 win against St Johnstone which saw the Hoops set a new British domestic record of 63 games unbeaten.

The Bhoys return to league action this Saturday against Ross County.

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