It’s understood the Gunners put together a package worth up to £25 million for the 22-year-old but, despite it being a significant increase on our opening gambit, it’s still not been enough to persuade the Scottish champions to part with the left-back.
If Unai Emery is going to get his man, Raul Sanllehi is going to have to come up with something more tempting in the next three weeks.
The transfer window for Premier League clubs ends on 9th August, three days before we play Newcastle in our opening game of the new campaign.
It’s not actually clear whether Tierney will be fit for the start of the season. The player had an operation on a double hernia at the start of the summer and is now struggling with a separate pelvic injury. According to Neil Lennon, he’s not even ready to start running yet.