Football rumours: Celtic’s Kieran Tierney ‘number one target’ for Manchester United, Arsenal to sell Jack Wilshere, Cristiano Ronaldo wants wage rise

Kieran Tierney in action for Celtic (SNS)
Kieran Tierney in action for Celtic (SNS)

CELTIC assistant boss Chris Davies insists that the Hoops won’t be content to settle for third place in their Champions League group.

The Scottish champions will face Bayern Munich, PSG and Anderlecht in tricky Group B. (The Herald)

Meanwhile, John Hartson believes Kieran Tierney is Manchester United’s top transfer target.

On the BBC’s Scottish Football Podcast, the former Hoops striker said he’d expect the 20-year old to be valued at £20-30 million, but up to £50 million if he performs well in the Champions League.

Spartak Moscow are the latest club to show interest in Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic.

The Sun reports that the Russian champions have made enquiries about the 23-year-old, rated at £10 million.

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes is convinced that Scotland call-ups will come for his star players, reports the Press & Journal.

No Dons players made the cut for Gordon Strachan’s squad for the upcoming matches against Lithuania and Malta.

It’s one in and one out at St Johnstone, with Denny Johnstone arriving on loan and long-serving midfielder Chris Millar’s departure imminent. (The Courier)

Scotland international winger Oliver Burke switches to West Brom from RB Leipzig for £15m


Cristiano Ronaldo has demanded a massive pay rise at Real Madrid, according to the Sun.

The Portugal international, who has recently been unsettled, wants to be paid £37million a year to stay at the Bernabeu.

Arsenal could be ready to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, reports the Mirror.

The England international looks set to turn down the Gunners’ final contract offer, with Chelsea and Liverpool on red alert.

Jack Wilshere could also be set to leave the Emirates, with Arsene Wenger prepared to sell him, writes the Guardian.

Italian media are reporting that Chelsea target Antonio Candreva is keen on staying at Inter Milan.

French newspaper L’Equipe is reporting that Barcelona have agreed a £138million deal for Ousmane Dembele.