Neil Lennon has warned Celtic will not be pushovers in any Kieran Tierney transfer after rejecting a second bid from Arsenal.
What the papers say Leicester have promised Harry Maguire that he can leave if Manchester United or Manchester City fork out a world-record fee for a defender, the Daily Telegraph reports. The Foxes want between £80million and £90millon for the England centre-back, which would be higher than the £75million Liverpool paid Southampton for Virgil Van Dijk in January last year, the paper adds.
What the papers say The Sun, in what it bills as an exclusive, says Manchester United have agreed a world-record £80million fee to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester. The defender is set to have a medical on Monday, the paper reports.
What the papers say Manchester United are interested in Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, who spent last season on loan at AC Milan, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to continue his summer rebuilding, RMC Sport have reported according to the Daily Mail.
What the papers say Newcastle have reportedly looked north in their search for Rafael Benitez’s successor, with the Daily Mirror reporting Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has been approached by Magpies owner Mike Ashley. United have been looking for leadership since Benitez’s contract expired and the Spaniard signed with Chinese club Dalian Yifang. But former Liverpool captain Gerrard has apparently rebuffed Ashley’s offer, after only managing the Glaswegian side for 12 months.
What the papers say Arsenal could be facing competition in their pursuit for Kieran Tierney, the Mail reports. Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti is said to be a long-term admirer of the Celtic left-back and could threaten the Gunners’ £15million bid, the paper says.
What the papers say Newcastle are drawing up a shortlist to replace Rafael Benitez, with Porto boss Sergio Conceicao among those being considered for the manager’s job, the Mail says. St James’ Park officials have been in touch with 44-year-old Conceicao, who is reportedly not ruling out the prospect of a move, the paper says.
What the papers say Arsenal are set to make an improved £19million offer for Celtic’s Kieran Tierney after having an initial bid rejected, the Daily Mail reports. The Gunners were knocked back with their opening £15million offer but are hopeful of reaching a compromise after Unai Emery identified the 22-year-old as his number-one left-back target, the paper says.
What the papers say Manchester United have reportedly been offered Paris St Germain star Neymar in a straight swap for Paul Pogba. The Independent says the deal for the 27-year-old Brazil forward was proposed to the Red Devils, but refused on the basis it was too expensive for United to justify. Pogba, 26, is said to be keen to leave Old Trafford for Real Madrid but the Frenchman is also interested in Juventus and PSG.
Kieran Tierney boosted Celtic’s triple treble hopes by declaring himself fit for the William Hill Scottish Cup final against Hearts at Hampden Park on Saturday.
Rangers and Celtic square off in the final Old Firm showdown of the season on Sunday.
Celitc interim boss Neil Lennon insists his side will be going all out for victory against Aberdeen even though a draw will be enough to clinch the Ladbrokes Premiership title.
Celtic defender Kieran Tierney will have an operation on a double hernia which will almost certainly keep him out of Scotland’s European Championship qualifying double-header in June.
Scotland crashed to a damaging 2-1 defeat to Israel in Haifa in the UEFA Nations League.
SFA to take no action against Aberdeen’s Stockley after cup final collision with Celtic’s Kieran Tierney
Aberdeen's Jayden Stockley faces no action from the Scottish Football Association for the challenge that led to Kieran Tierney's facial injury in Saturday's final.
Dons striker Jayden Stockley has protested his innocence over the challenge that left Celtic's Kieran Tierney potentially requiring specialist surgery on a mouth injury.
Teenage left-back Kieran Tierney today insisted the Celtic factor can revitalise Scotland's flagging World Cup bid.