Mark Warburton comments on Kieran Tierney's potential exit from Celtic

Mark Warburton manager of Queens Park Rangers  celebrates after they score a second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Queens Park Rangers at Bet365 Stadium...

Celtic's Kieran Tierney is seemingly close to making a move to Arsenal on deadline day.

Ryan Christie of Celtic celebrates with team mate Kieran Tierney after scoring his team's third goal during the Betfred Scottish League Cup Semi Final between Heart of Midlothian FC and...

Mark Warburton has made it clear that Arsenal are getting an 'outstanding fullback' in Kieran Tierney and the Celtic man has 'more potential to come'.

The Scottish Sun have reported that Celtic have agreed a £25 million fee for Arsenal to sign Tierney, who will undergo a medical.

 

Queens Park Rangers manager Warburton would have seen Tierney up close and personal a number of times when he was managing at Ibrox.

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Speaking to Sky Sports News (07/08/2019 at 09:30 pm), Warburton shared his honest thoughts on Tierney, who is now seemingly heading for the exit door.

“Top, top quality,” Warburton told Sky Sports. “Oustanding fullback. More potential to come still. I think it's a great purchase for Arsenal.”

Kieran Tierney of Celtic celebrate with the Celtic fans during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic FC and Heart of Midlothian FC at Celtic Park on May 19, 2019 in...

Tierney has been touted to move to Arsenal for most of the summer as a deal is now seemingly in place on deadline day.

He will be a great signing for Arsenal, who have been crying out for defensive qualities for some time now.

As for Celtic, they are losing one of their top talents as he will be no doubt be very, very hard to replace. But the Scottish Premiership champions have some time to replace the Scotsman before 5pm's cut-off point. 

Neil Lennon, manger of Celtic gestures from the touch line during the UEFA Champions League Second Qualifying round 1st Leg match between Celtic v Nomme Kalju FC at Celtic Park on July 24,...

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