Whelan backs Leicester to sign Celtic ace Kristoffer Ajer


Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer has actually been linked with a move far from the club this summer.

If he leaves,

Noel Whelan thinks that Leicester City would be in pole position to sign the defender.

Brendan Rodgers’ connections at Celtic might assist the Foxes seal the offer. Ajer has actually worked with Rodgers prior to and the player may be keen on a reunion.

It will be fascinating to see where the 22- year-old ends up this summer.

Speaking to Football Expert, Whelan stated: “Brendan Rodgers knows him and has worked with him before. He must feel he is capable of working in the Premier League. You always trust the players you have worked with before because you realise their potential. Brendan must believe he can do a job there. They will be in pole position because of that relationship. Also, the style of play they have, he will complement the other players they have at the back. If the money is right Celtic will listen I would think.”

Ajer is a gifted young defender and he requires to sign up with a club where he can play routine first-team football.

Leicester City might be the perfect location for him to grow. Rodgers have actually done well to develop Soyuncu as a starter in his team and he might assist Ajer satisfy his capacity at the King Power Arena.

Rodgers understands the defender well and he may be able to draw out the very best in him.

A move to Leicester would certainly be an action up for Ajer and he is most likely to be lured if the Foxes come calling.

If Leicester make a move for the Celtic ace in the coming weeks,

It will be fascinating to see.

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