Chris Sutton claims Arsenal target Kieran Tierney should cost as much as Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Kieran Tierney has been linked with a move to Arsenal
Kieran Tierney has been linked with a move to Arsenal this summer (Picture: Getty)

Chris Sutton has hit out at Celtics £25m valuation of Kieran Tierney by stating that the left-back is on a par with Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who is set to join Manchester United for £50m.

Arsenal are leading the chase for Tierney and are reportedly confident of signing him having made an improved bid of around £18m after having an offer worth £15m knocked back.

Manchester United are also on the verge of adding an exciting young full-back to their squad with Wan-Bissaka closing in on his move for Crystal Palace following a breakthrough in talks.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka is set to join Manchester United in a deal worth £50m
Aaron Wan-Bissaka is set to join Manchester United in a deal worth £50m (Picture: Getty)

However, former Celtic striker Sutton has accused Premier League clubs of signing players from Scotland on the cheap and believes that Tierney should be valued higher.

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In a Twitter post, Sutton said: Wan Bissaka is not twice the player Tierney is. They are very similar attribute wise…Stones was never a better player than Van Dijk yet was four times more…English clubs get players from Scotland on the cheap. About time Scottish clubs dug their heels in…

Wan Bissaka is not twice the player Tierney is. They are very similar attribute wise…Stones was never a better player than Van Dijk yet was four times more…English clubs get players from Scotland on the cheap. About time Scottish clubs dug their heels in… https://t.co/X4XnJfBewf

— Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) June 26, 2019

Tierney, 22, has amassed 170 appearances for Celtic and been a part of their treble-treble team, winning ten major honours since establishing himself during the 2015-16 season.

Despite facing competition from Liverpools Andrew Robertson, Tierney has also been capped 12 times by Scotlands senior side.

In contrast, 21-year-old Wan-Bissaka has made only Read More – Source

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