'Laughable nonsense' - Rangers fans react to reported PL giants interest in Celtic star
Rangers fans have reacted with incredulity after Celtic full-back Kieran Tierney was linked with a mega-bucks move to Premier League giants Manchester United.
The Daily Record are reporting that Jose Mourinho is impressed with the Hoops star’s versatility and is considering the left-back as a replacement for Luke Shaw.
Celtic are “likely to want upwards of £20m” according to the report and Gers fans found the value attached to the Scotland international ridiculous.
Here are some of their comments on Twitter:
— John (@Jofhere) March 26, 2018
The notion that anybody is going to pay even close to £20m, let alone Man Utd, for a youngster in Scotland is laughable nonsense. As good a player as Tierney is, Celtic will never earn that kind of money for him. He also wouldn't be moving straight to a Man Utd. It doesn't happen
— Iain (@CemetryGates89) March 26, 2018
Record: 10 million!
Sun: 15 million!!
BBC: 25 million!!!
Radio Clyde: 50 million!!!
Jose Mourinho: Who?
— Andy Sharp (@VegasBear) March 25, 2018
Same story as last 2 windows, taking dumbelly for £30m too ? ???????? tell u what Duncan I will put £500 on it that doesn’t happen if ur that sure ? ???? stop it ????
— Richard goldie (@Richardgoldie3) March 25, 2018
Honestly couldn't think of a worse move for Tierney than goin to United
— Alan Low (@AlanLow3) March 26, 2018
Of course they are
— david morrison (@bigdavie32) March 26, 2018
The Celtic defender has been a stand out for the Hoops over the last few seasons and has regularly been linked with moves to various clubs but nothing has ever materialised.
Tierney has been a constant feature in the Hoops starting XI this season and it’s unlikely the Glasgow giants are going to be prepared to sell him without a fight.
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The 20-year-old has made 48 appearances this season, scoring four times and contributing nine assists, as the Hoops roar towards a seventh successive Scottish Premiership title and a historic back-to-back treble.
With Tierney able to play anywhere across the defence, his signing would give Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho a valuable player who can fill in in a number of positions.
In other Rangers news, Celtic fans were seething over Rangers’ choice of kit for a charity game