Impressive Star Agrees Bumper Five-Year Arsenal Contract With View to Becoming Captain

Impressive Star Agrees Bumper Five-Year Arsenal Contract With View to Becoming Captain

  • Kieran Tierney is showing the stuff he is made of at the ongoing Euro 2020 championships, producing brilliant performances
  • Premier League club Arsenal are reportedly working earnestly to hand the defender an improved contract making him stay until 2026
  • Tierney has reportedly agreed to the new improved contract which might also see him become the squad’s team captain

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Arsenal are working on giving Kieran Tierney an improved contract following his brilliant performances so far at the ongoing Euro 2020 championships.

UK outlet Mirror are claiming that they 24-year-old has agreed to the new improved deal which will see him remain at the club until 2026.

Tierney is currently on duty with the Scotland national team at Euro 2020 but reports say officials of Arsenal are making underground moves to hand him a new deal.

Impressive Star Agrees Bumper Five-Year Arsenal Contract’ With View to Becoming Captain
Kieran Tierney in action at Arsenal. Photo: David Price
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The defender who arrived the Emirates Stadium outfit on a £25million transfer from Celtic has three more years on the existing contract.

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But Arsenal are keen to hand Tierney an improved contract as he was one of few standout performers in a disappointing season which saw the club finish eighth in the Premier League.

Football.london are claiming that Tierney is pleased at the north London club where the director Edu will formally present the new contract to the board for sign off.

The former Celtic star has been tipped to wear the armband for Arsenal in the future, and signing a new long-term deal will only strengthen his claim to the captaincy in coming seasons.

Meanwhile, Chelsea have reportedly stepped up their chase for Norwegian striker Erling Haaland following their plans to include Tammy Abraham in the £60 million bid they intend to offer.

Real Madrid and Manchester City among other clubs are also interested in the 20-year-old who scored 41 goals and 12 assists in 41 appearances for Borussia Dortmund last season.

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He wrapped the 2020-21 season up winning the DFB Pokal Cup, beating RB Leipzig 4-1 in the final, and scoring twice in the proceedings. Jadon Sancho also scored a brace in the encounter.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Italian League giants AC Milan have reached an agreement to sign Fikayo Tomori on a permanent basis this summer.

The 23-year-old defender was impressive during his five months loan spell with the Rossoneri last season.

He made 22 appearances and also scored one goal in the process, and this made the Serie A outfit trigger his £24 million and he is expected to sign a five-year deal afterward.

According to SunSport quoting Italian football reporter Fabrizio Romano, Milan coach Stefano Pioli got the blessing of legendary defender Paulo Maldini before going for the Englishman.

Source: Legit.ng

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