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Report: Celtic to offer Kieran Tierney new five-year deal

Kieran Tierney celebrates scoring the first goal for Celtic

Celtic defender Kieran Tierney has caught the eye of Brendan Rodgers.

Kieran Tierney celebrates scoring the first goal for Celtic

According to a report in the Daily Express, Celtic are aiming to tie Kieran Tierney down to a new five-year contract.

Tierney penned a new deal last season, and he still has three years remaining on his current contract.

However, the youngster has impressed so much that Brendan Rodgers already wants to hand him a new deal.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the press conference

Tierney has caught Rodgers’ eye in his first few training sessions in charge at Parkhead.

However, Rodgers is not the only manager to be impressed by Tierney’s potential recently.

Fenerbahce's Lazar Markovic in action with Celtic's Kieran Tierney and Stefan Johansen

Celtic realise that they face a fight to keep hold of their prized prospect, with Liverpool and Southampton amongst the sides interested.

The Scotland international full back was one of Celtic’s most consistent performers last term, and he won the club’s Young Player of the Season award.

Tierney made 34 appearances in all competition for the Bhoys last term, and he is expected to have an even more important role to play next season - if he stays with the Glasgow side.

Celtic's Kieran Tierney celebrates winning the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership at the end of the game

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