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Spurs join rivals Manchester United in scouting 20-year-old Champions League star

Spurs have joined Man United in scouting one of Scottish football’s brightest talents.

It’s being reported by the Sun that Mauricio Pochettino’s side have been spying on Scotland and Celtic defender Kieran Tierney, who is also reportedly attracting interest from a number of Europe’s top sides.

The Sun have reported in the past that Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United have been keeping an eye on the left-back as well, and should the two sides up their apparent interest in the defender, it’ll be an interesting battle to see who can land the player’s signature first.

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Since his first appearance for the club in 2013, Tierney has been nothing short of quality for the Scottish giants thus far.

The left-back, who came through the ranks at Celtic Park, has made 96 appearances for the club so far in which he’s bagged four goals and 23 assists, an impressive record.

The player’s ability has also been picked up on by the Scottish national side, as Tierney has earned seven caps for Scotland since his first team debut for Celtic three years ago.

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His crossing prowess and attacking ability is one of the reason’s why the player has been attracting to much attention throughout Europe.

Tierney has impressed in the Champions League so far, with the defender managing to amass a record of one assist in three appearances during this campaign, a feat that should be deemed impressive considering Celtic’s group stage opponents.

Should Spurs step up their interest in Tierney, it’ll be interesting to see if the north London side can beat rivals United to the 20-year-olds signature.

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