The Scotland international moved to the Emirates Stadium last summer in a deal worth around £25 million after months of speculation.
Tierney has played just 11 times this season due to separate hip and shoulder injuries but Arsenal boss Arteta can't wait to have the opportunity to work with him when football resumes.
"I am really looking forward to working with him and giving him the opportunity to play," Arteta told Ian Wright on the Arsenal legend's YouTube channel.
"His attitude, his commitment, his willingness it's incredible. I think he’s going to bring something special to us".