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Kieran Tierney ‘will be offered £20m contract by Arsenal to tempt him to leave Celtic

Arsenal are set to offer Kieran Tierney a life-changing £20million contract as they look to make the left-back their first signing of the summer, according to The Sun.

The left-back is keen to join the Gunners but the club’s opening bid of £15million has been rejected by Celtic with the Scottish champions demanding a fee of at least £25m.

Tierney, though a Celtic fan, wants to further his career and is understood to have asked for the opportunity to talk to interested clubs.

Arsenal will reportedly offer Kieran Tierney a £20m contract to tempt him to leave Celtic

 Arsenal will reportedly offer Kieran Tierney a £20m contract to tempt him to leave Celtic

And Arsenal’s chiefs are prepared to sanction a massive five-year deal for the 22-year-old.

The north London outfit would be willing to pay the Scot somewhere in the region of £70,000-a-week,seeing him make a around £4m a year. 

Tierney saw a move to Everton fall through last summer and has interest from Napoli too this time round.

Team-mates believe he will leave this window with Arsenal optimistic they can reach a compromise with Celtic who have already identified possible replacements.

The 22-year-old Tierney has had hip and hernia issues in recent months and subsequently underwent surgery for a double hernia at the end of May. He is hopeful, however, of being fit for pre-season.

The London club's opening bid of £15million has been rejected by the Scottish champions

The London club’s opening bid of £15million has been rejected by the Scottish champions

Original article: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7175409/Kieran-Tierney-offered-20m-contract-Arsenal-tempt-leave-Celtic.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490

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