Gaelic According to journalist Anthony Joseph, bringing former player Kieran Tierney back to Parkhead this summer would be a “genuine statement of intent” from Brendan Rodgers, who is starting recruiting.
What is the latest Celtic transfer news involving Kieran Tierney?
According to Football insiderTierney has “not yet heard” whether Arsenal want to keep him at the club in 2023/24 and Newcastle United have become a strong contender for the title. Ace for £110,000 a week.
Manchester City have also considered a potential deal, although Tierney’s future at the Emirates Stadium appears uncertain as the transfer window gathers momentum.
Last week, Scottish Sun revealed that Tierney would “not close the door” on a sensational return to his childhood club Celtic if Hoops boss Rodgers tried to lure him back to Glasgow in the off-season.
The report states that a season-long loan deal is not out of the question if Celtic could reach a compromise with Arsenal over a substantial loan fee and his massive salary package.
Former Celtic player Frank McAvennie chimed in on the rumors surrounding Tierney and a possible return to Celtic, stating in an interview with Football insider“If Newcastle didn’t want him, the best thing for him would probably be to loan him for a year (to Celtic). That would suit everyone because he would play every game. Everyone knows he’s a Celtic supporter so coming back wouldn’t be a big deal.
speak to GIVE SPORTjournalist Joseph believes Tierney would be a “statement” signed by Celtic looking to continue their dominance in Scottish football.
Joseph stated: “It would be a real statement of intent for Celtic to sign Kieran Tierney this window, even if he was on loan. But I think there will be some major hurdles to overcome for that to happen.”
Would Celtic be able to sign Kieran Tierney?
Despite Tierney’s deep attachment to Celtic, it is likely that his wages and potential fee, whether on a loan deal or on a permanent deal, will make the Scotland international’s return to Parkhead scenario nothing more than a pipe dream unless Arsenal make significant concessions on both.
The Isle of Man-born left-back had a great time at Celtic, scoring eight goals and 37 assists in 170 appearances and winning 11 major trophies in the process. Transfer market.
Since moving to Arsenal £25 million in 2019, Tierney became a fan favorite in North London with his industrious performances; however, Oleksandr Zinchenko replaced him as first-choice left-back Mikel Arteta last season, leading him to do 36 trips throughout the season, registering one goal and two assists.
according to FBRrefTierney was a reliable presence when called upon by the Gunners, maintaining a combat success rate of 75% during his time on the pitch.
His future can be seen in this summer’s transfer window; however, it remains to be seen whether a dramatic return to Celtic would actually be possible.