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Scottish youngster Kieran Tierney has been on our radar for more than a year, reports have revealed.
The defender was linked with a move to the Emirates in the summer transfer window but it was one of those rumors that there was nothing concrete. However, we have continued scouting the youngster and recent reports now claim we are prepared to rival City for the defender’s signature next summer.
Football tabloid The Sun via The Metro, claims we have been keeping tabs on the youngster for up to 18 months, meaning he has been on our radar since he made his first-team debut in April 2015.
Wenger is keen on strengthening our defense and has earmarked Tierney as a potential replacement.
The constant scouting of the 19-year-old means we are serious about signing him but we would have to fight off competition from Manchester City for his signature.
Guardiola was impressed with the youngster’s performance when his side faced Celtic last two weeks and has now made signing the youngster his priority.
We would have to device a means to beat our rivals to the youngster’s signature as they have more than enough money to spend. Reports claim Guardiola would be given £150m transfer kitty to spend next summer, meaning we have a lot to do in order not lose out on the defender.