Arsenal set to make approach for 27-year-old centre-back

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Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal are both reportedly interested in securing the services of Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar during the summer transfer window.

Schar has joined the Magpies from Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna ahead of the 2018-19 season, with Rafa Benitez’s side activating the defender’s £3m release clause in order to lure him in the English top-tier.

The Switzerland international centre-back has managed to found back of the net three times in 18 Premier League games this season, with his recent form key to helping Benitez’s side win five of their last eight top-flight fixtures.

According to The Mirror, Tottenham and Arsenal are both looked at the defender when he was playing for Basel and the North London giants are ready to reignite their interest for the 27-year-old star after the end of the current campaign.

Schar, who is a 47-time Switzerland international, has been contracted with the St James Park’s side until 2021.

Meanwhile, Arsenal planning to make a £25m bid for one of the best players of Celtic Kieran Tierney.

The 21-year-old full-back has played 160 games for the Scottish giants Celtic since making debut in 2014 and has established himself as one of the key players for the Bhoys.

The defender has a long-term contract with the Scottish giants until the end of the 2022-23 season, however, according to The Sun, Arsenal are ready to meet Celtic’s £25m asking price for the defender.

Scottish international defender, who has just recovered from a hip injury, has found back of the net five times in 15 Scottish Premiership games for his team during the 2018-19 season.