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Arsenal to submit improved £22m transfer bid for Kieran Tierney

Kieran Tierney is wanted by Arsenal
Napoli have shown an interest in Tierney (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal will lodge a £22million bid for Kieran Tierney in the next 48 hours, according to reports.

Celtic turned down Arsenals opening bid of £15m and value the full-back at £25m.

Unai Emery has identified Tierney as the perfect option to take over from Nacho Monreal at left-back, however, the emergence of Napolis interest in the Scotsman has prompted a response from Arsenal.

Arsenal were preparing a £19m offer, but the Daily Record now claim the Gunners believe £22m is the figure Celtic will accept.

Celtic want £25m for Kieran Tierney
Celtic want £25m for Tierney (Picture: Getty)

Napolis interest has forced Arsenal to accelerate talks, but the Londoners will be boosted by Celtics latest signing.

Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo has arrived from Rapid Vienna as Tierneys potential replacement and Arsenal have convinced Monreal to cancel his contract with the club.

Arsenal are ready to bid £22m for Kieran Tierney
Arsenal are ready to bid £22m (Picture: Getty)

Tierney is thought to be keen on joining Arsenal and could be Celtics record transfer sale if he leaves for more than £19.7m.

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