Arsenal fans have backed Kieran Tierney to win the Premier League's new Young Player of the Season award - despite the defender having not yet made his league debut.

Tierney, 22, joined the Gunners for a record £25million move from Celtic in the summer.

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He's looked the part in the games he has played so far including clashes with Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup and Standard Liege in the Europa League.

Arsenal fans have been waxing lyrical about their new star man, with some claiming he's their best left-back since Ashley Cole.

And now they're tipping him to win the new Tag Heuer gong at the end of the campaign.

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One fan said: "The award is going to be 23 and under? 

"Congratulations in advance, Kieran Tierney."

His comment racked up hundreds of likes and shares with plenty of supporters in agreement.

Another fan agreed, but added: "To be shared with Guendouzi."

Other players expected to be in the mix for the award include Daniel James of Manchester United and Chelsea's Tammy Abraham.