ARSENAL have stepped up switch their curiosity in Kieran Tierney to switch ageing left-back Nacho Monreal.
Unai Emery is satisfied the younger Scot, 22, could make the step-up to the Premier League and add some a lot wanted full-back expertise.
The Gunners have been sorely missing in high quality on the flanks final season – an space Emery is eager to handle.
Arsenal missed out on the Champions League – lacking out on the highest 4 domestically and shedding to Chelsea within the Europa League ultimate.
Meaning Emery will as soon as once more be pressured to soldier on with a modest switch finances.
With out the large cash of Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool – and with out the lure of Champions League soccer – Arsenal are going again for long-term goal Tierney.
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The left-back is underneath contract at Celtic Park till 2023, that means he will not come cheaply.
It is thought Arsenal could also be pressured to fork out within the area of £20million to land Tierney this summer time.
The Scottish champions parted with star striker Moussa Dembele for that precise determine a yr in the past – with Brendan Rodgers refusing to lose his star names simply.
With Monreal, 33, out of contract this summer time and unlikely to get a brand new deal, Arsenal will likely be left much more quick at left-back and not using a new signing.
Sead Kolasinac has performed effectively at occasions however lacked consistency, with Emery now seeking to the long run.
In the meantime, Arsenal are eyeing a deal for Crimson Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai.
The 18-year-old is being chased by Juventus and Lazio in Italy however Emery has joined the race for the teenager.