sport news Everton to push for Kieran Tierney asking price as they prepare £25m move

Everton will this week try to ascertain Celtic's asking price for Kieran Tierney - with Tottenham now joining the queue of potential suitors for the player.

Back on Merseyside on Monday for the start of pre-season training, Toffees boss Marco Silva has identified the signing of the full-back as a priority, with £25million of his budget earmarked for the deal.

While both Wolves and Bournemouth have the means to match that figure, they are unlikely to appeal to the player as he plots his future.

Kieran Tierney is wanted by a number of English clubs this summer, including Everton

Kieran Tierney is wanted by a number of English clubs this summer, including Everton

With Champions League football next season, Tottenham, however, are a different proposition.

Boss Mauricio Pochettino sees Tierney as the kind of asset who could turn his side into genuine title contenders. Although he would need to sell Danny Rose before making his move.

Last week, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers said he would not try to talk Tierney out of a move to England, given his 'moral' obligation

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