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Arsenal handed boost as Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti rules out Kieran Tierney transfer

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Arsenal have failed with two bids to sign Celtic star Kieran Tierney
Arsenal have failed with two bids to signal Celtic celebrity (Picture: Getty)

boss seems to have lead the way for Arsenal to signal Kieran Tierney after ruling out a transfer for the Celtic left-back.

Reports declare the Gunners are assured of agreeing a deal for Tierney after a leap forward in talks with the Bhoys regardless of failing with £15m and £25m bids for the 22-year-old.

It’s understood Celtic are protecting out for an be offering of a minimum of £30m for the Scotland world.

Though Napoli have additionally been connected with Tierney in fresh weeks, Ancelotti insists the membership haven’t any pastime as they’re happy with their present full-backs.

Asked about Napoli’s pastime in Tierney, Ancelotti answered: ‘Honestly, I’m now not fascinating in signing him.

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‘He is a in reality excellent younger left again however he’s a Celtic participant.

‘We are searching for numerous gamers for this coming season however he’s a Celtic participant and we’ve two excellent left backs.

‘But honestly I can say he is a really good player.’

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Ancelotti insists Napoli are 'not interested' in Tierney
Ancelotti insists Napoli are ‘not interested’ in Tierney (Picture: Getty)

Napoli have additionally been closely connected with Nicolas Pepe, 24, this summer time, however Arsenal have reportedly gained the race for the Lille ahead.

Asked in regards to the prospect of lacking out on Pepe to Arsenal,Ancelotti answered: ‘I’m now not dissatisfied.

‘I don’t like to discuss gamers of alternative groups. The marketplace is see you later.

‘We are looking. If there are opportunities, we can do it.’

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Arsenal are expected to announce Nicolas Pepe's arrival this coming week
Arsenal are anticipated to announce Nicolas Pepe’s arrival this coming week (Picture: Getty)

Unai Emery claims Arsenal are running on bringing in gamers ‘who will improve the squad’ ahead of transfer time limit day.

‘The club is thinking on how we can improve,’ he mentioned following Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Lyon on the Emirates Cup.

‘There are different players on the table. Pepe’s an excellent participant. We best need gamers who can in reality, in reality give a boost to the squad.

‘We want the best players possible for the first game at Newcastle.’

Asked whether or not Arsenal require a brand new winger ahead of the top of the transfer window, Emery answered: ‘Again, we really want players who make the squad better than last year.’

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