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SportArsenal join Leicester in the race to sign Kieran Tierney

12:20  15 march  2019
12:20  15 march  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Tierney thanks Rodgers for successful stint at Celtic

Tierney thanks Rodgers for successful stint at Celtic Kieran Tierney has praised Brendan Rodgers for what he achieved at Celtic, amidst speculation that the Northern Irish manager could be ready to bring him along to Leicester City this summer. Premier League links aren’t another new for the highly-rated 21-year-old, who has been reportedly targeted by the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United before, and he has already put transfer talk to one side. He told the Daily Record that all his focus is on Celtic, but couldn’t help signing the new Foxes manager’s praises when asked about his influence on not just the Scottish champions, but also Tierney’s career.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery joins race for Celtic ace and makes him summer transfer target. ARSENAL boss Unai Emery is ready to join Leicester in the race for Celtic star Kieran Tierney . Leicester were already interested in Tierney before Brendan Rodgers left Celtic to become their new manager.

Arsenal have been scouting the Scottish defender since 2017 and are favourites in the race to sign the player. Everton was close to completing a deal for the left-back last summer, while Leicester under Best thing about Rodgers leaving Celtic is that Kieran Tierney might be more willing to leave.

Arsenal join Leicester in the race to sign Kieran Tierney © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Heart of Midlothian FC v Celtic FC - Betfred Scottish League Cup Semi Final

Leicester will face competition from Arsenal in the race to sign Celtic defender Kieran Tierney this summer.

According to the Mirror, the Gunners have joined Leicester in pursuit of the Scot as they plan for life after Nacho Monreal.

The Spaniard is approaching the end of his time in London and Unai Emery’s men have identified Tierney as a potential long-term replacement.

Arsenal join Leicester in the race to sign Kieran Tierney © Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport

Leicester themselves are known admirers, with Brendan Rodgers all too familiar with the player from his time with Celtic. It is Rodgers who is widely credited for his development in Scotland.

Tierney not focusing on talk of Rodgers reunion

Tierney not focusing on talk of Rodgers reunion Kieran Tierney has insisted his focus firmly remains on Celtic amidst speculation that he could secure a Premier League move by joining former manager Brendan Rodgers at Leicester City. Rodgers’ influence at the Hoops quickly earnt the respect of the supporters and players as he led the club to back-to-back trebles over his three-year stint in Scotland. Speaking to the Daily Record though, Tierney isn’t fazed by speculation linking him with a move to Leicester, even though it sounds like it’s his friends doing most of the speculating. “There are going to be rumours like that. I’ve seen and heard them as well.

Kieran Tierney (born 5 June 1997) is a Scottish footballer who plays for Scottish Premiership side Celtic and the Scotland national team as a left back.

In Scotland, Kieran Tierney ’s Celtic performances have been getting Borussia Dortmund scouts hot and bothered. Won’t somebody just rescue Loris Karius? Having been criticised in the Turkish press for the duration of his time at Besiktas, the Liverpool loanee is now reportedly considering taking legal

Manchester City are still believed to be interested in a deal to sign Ben Chilwell and Tierney is viewed as an ideal replacement for the England international.

Borussia Dortmund had also been touted as a potential destination for Tierney, but the Bundesliga side have since cooled their interest, believing he would be ‘too expensive’.

Tierney winning race to be fit for Rangers clash.
Neil Lennon is positive about Kieran Tierney’s involvement in Sunday’s much-anticipated meeting with Rangers. The Hoops host their bitter rivals on Sunday lunchtime, hoping to go one step closer to yet another Scottish Premiership crown. Celtic have suffered from numerous injury problems throughout the campaign, dealing with them admirably. Tierney has been a much-missed presence at left-back, with the Scotland international suffering from a calf issue of late.

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