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Arsenal Agree Deal To Sign Celtic Defender Kieran Tierney

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Celtic and Arsenal have agreed a Scottish transfer record fee of £25m for Scotland left-back Kieran Tierney.

The Premier League club have already had two bids rejected by the Scottish champions but a deal has been struck for the 22-year-old.

Tierney will now travel south to discuss personal terms ahead of the English top flight transfer window closing at 5pm on Thursday.

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He last played for Celtic on May 4 due to injury.

Speaking immediately after Celtic’s 1-1 draw away to Cluj in Champions League qualifying, Parkhead manager Neil Lennon said:

“I don’t know anything. I’ve said the last few days it wouldn’t surprise me [if Arsenal came back in for the player].

“If he goes, he goes with everyone’s best wishes. He’s an outstanding talent and a great kid.”

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