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Two Serie A Heavyweights Eye Summer Swoop For £25m Rated Celtic Star

Kieran Tierney & Scott Brown

Inter Milan and Napoli have entered the race to sign Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, according to reports in the UK.

The fullback is also being targeted by English Premier League teams with Arsenal, Tottenham and Leicester all believed to be looking at the defender.

It was reported back in February that the Gunners were eyeing a £25m summer deal for Tierney, although those rumours have since dissipated.

Brendan Rodgers was also said to be keen on recruiting the 21-year-old as a replacement for Leicester fullback Ben Chilwell.

However, Manchester City have cooled their interest in Chilwell making it unlikely that Tierney will link up with his former manager this summer.

The Scottish international has had a stop-start season with injury and is expected to undergo a double hernia operation in the summer to rectify an ongoing issue.

Tierney has also been sidelined with hip problems this campaign but has still managed to make 40 appearances in all competitions.