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Greg Taylor of Kilmarnock  during the UEFA Europa League Qualification first leg match between Connah's Quay Nomads and Kilmarnock on July 11, 2019 in Rhyl, Wales.

Celtic are reported to be interested in signing the Kilmarnock defender.

Greg Taylor of Kilmarnock vies with James Forrest of Celtic during he Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Kilmarnock and Celtic at Rugby Park on February 17, 2019 in Kilmarnock,...

The Daily Record report that Celtic have Kilmarnock left-back Greg Taylor high on their list of potential Kieran Tierney replacements, after he left for Arsenal earlier today.

Tierney signed for the Gunners in a £25m deal, bringing an end to the transfer saga that has dragged on all summer.

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It's now on the Hoops to put it all behind them and use their newfound resources to reinvest directly back into Neil Lennon's team.

There are a number of positions that need strengthened and left-back is now an obvious one.

Tierney's exit means there is a real lack of depth there, with Boli Bolingoli needing support and competition ahead of a long, difficult season.

 

Taylor has been a stand-out for Kilmarnock, emerging as one of the best young defenders in the division under Steve Clarke.

His former club boss was impressed enough with his progress to make him one of his first call ups as Scotland manager, with the 21-year-old starting against Belgium this summer.

As left-back options go Celtic could do far worse than bringing in a player who excels at Scottish Premiership level and has the potential to improve further.

Whether the club could sell the transfer to supporters is another story.

Would the majority accept a relatively cheap signing in place of selling their most valuable export ever?

Jordan Jones and Greg Taylor (L), of Kilmarnock all smiles at the final whistle as Kilmarnock records draw agains Celtic during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and...

Some fans are certainly keen, with this bunch taking to Twitter to share their thoughts on it all...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Hayes of Celtic battles for possession with Greg Taylor of Kilmarnock FC during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Kilmarnock at Celtic Park on April 27,...

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