Neil Lennon has made a blunt transfer revelation regarding any possible fee for Kieran Tierney. The Hoops recently turned down a second bid for the player from Arsenal.
Celtic are holding out for £25 million for the player. However, Lennon has admitted that he does not know how much of that money would be available for transfers should the Hoops receive the colossal amount of money.
“I don’t know what the club would do with it” Lennon said, as reported by the Scottish Sun.
“Not in the process of busting the bank”
“We have had discussions, but they haven’t been about Kieran leaving and what we’re going to do with the money. It will help. But we are not in the process of busting the bank.”
Celtic fans may be a tad concerned with the manager’s comments. The support will want the Hoops to go out and spend a fair amount of the money that would be available following any transfer of Tierney.
Celtic have spent big already this summer
However, Lennon’s comments suggest that might not happen. To be fair, Celtic have already spent big this season to land Christopher Jullien and Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo.
There is no doubt that a right-back will be signed as soon as the Hoops can find one that is of the standard required.
However, it would probably be wrong to expect the Hoops to go out and spend £10 million on a player. A 6 or £7 million player could be a different story.