Liverpool’s Robertson "sick to death" of comparison to Arsenal’s Tierney

Andy Robertson admits he is "sick to death" of comparisons between himself and compatriot Kieran Tierney.

Both players are now applying their trade in the Premier League following Tierney's move from Celtic to Arsenal in the summer.

Robertson went from Dundee to Liverpool via Hull and has established himself as one of the best full-backs in the top flight.

But the Reds star and Tierney are both vying for the same position with Scotland, leaving boss Steve Clarke with an embarrassment of riches.

Yet Robertson believes the comparisons between them are becoming tedious and they would accept whatever decision Clarke makes once international games come around.

He told the Lockdown Tactics Podcast : "I've spoken to KT about it before.

"Me and him are probably sick to death of everyone comparing us. One good performance from each of us and it's one of us is better than the other. It's just two players playing at a good level.

"It gets a bit tough when everyone in Scotland starts comparing you. Steve Clarke will have his own ideas and whatever he does it's for the best of the team. Whether that's playing one of us or two of us, we both have to deal with that."

Tierney was named Scotland's Young Player of the Year for three consecutive years from 2016 – 2018.

Robertson also picked up the award while playing north of the border in 2014 and has nothing but admiration for the Arsenal man.

"KT is a fantastic player, I watch him a lot and he's excellent at what he does," he added.

"He's had a troubled time with injuries but now he's back, he looks special."

Tierney has played in eight of Arsenal's nine games since the restart.

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