Kristoffer Ajer

Read all the news about Kristoffer Ajer of Celtic FC. Position: Midfielder. Kristoffer Ajer was born in Norway on 17 April 1998 (age 21).

Kristoffer Ajer Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Kristoffer Vassbakk Ajer joined Celtic in 2016 aged 18, having previously played for Lillestrøm and Start in the Norwegian Tippeligaen.

At 6ft 5in he’s one of the tallest players in the Scottish Premiership.

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Celtic set for huge boost over star man’s future following latest update – Why this would be a positive

Celtic are reportedly in “preliminary” discussion with Kristoffer Ajer over a new deal, and it would be a huge boost for the club if they can extend his contract...

Exclusive: McNamara claims Lennon will keep faith with Celtic star who ‘Panicked’ v Rennes

EXCLUSIVE Jackie McNamara has tipped Celtic manager Neil Lennon to keep faith in defender Kristoffer Ajer after the centre-back “panicked” against Stade Rennais on Thursday...

67HailHail · Sep 20

Celtic boss being sensible in praising ‘outstanding’ defender who made error

Celtic boss Neil Lennon displayed some fine man-management skills in the aftermath of the Hoops’ 1-1 draw with Rennes.

67HailHail · Sep 20
67HailHail · Sep 20

One defender gets a 9 and another gets a 5 – Celtic player ratings vs Rennes

Celtic’s Europa League group stage campaign kicked off in France, as the Hoops faced Rennes for the first time since 2011.

67HailHail · Sep 20

Revealed: Preliminary talks underway as Celtic to offer £1.3m-a-year new deal

By Wayne Veysey Celtic have opened preliminary talks with Kristoffer Ajer over a new contract as they look to tie him down to a £1.3million-a-year deal, Football Insider has learned.

Celts Are Here · Sep 20

Watch: Brilliant Video of Celtic Fans as Christie Scores

CELTIC Fans can be proud of the team’s performance on Thursday night against Rennes as the team got a more than credible draw against a Rennes side who are currently second in Ligue one...

Celts Are Here · Sep 20
The Guardian · Sep 19

Ryan Christie penalty secures draw for Celtic at Rennes despite late red card

Ryan Christie’s second-half penalty earned Celtic a 1-1 draw with Rennes in their opening Europa League group game in France after they held on with 10 men in a frantic finale.The Scottish champions fell behind to a spot-kick from M’Baye Niang in the 37th minute after some rash defending from Kristoffer Ajer.

The Guardian · Sep 19

Rennes 1 Celtic 1: Christie Spot On, Bayo Sent Off in French Farce

RENNES 1 CELTIC 1 IT was a tale of two spot-kicks and a sensational sending-off for Celtic in their draw in the Europa League opener in Brittany this evening...

Herald Scotland · Sep 19

Stade Rennais 1 Celtic 1: Christie makes sure Ajer doesn’t pay penalty for blunder in impressive Celtic showing

THERE must be something in the air in Brittany, or perhaps it is the wonderful clash of noise, colour and chaos inside the Roazhon Park that momentarily makes Celtic defenders take leave of their senses...

Herald Scotland · Sep 19
Evening Times · Sep 19

Stade Rennais 1 Celtic 1: Christie makes sure Ajer doesn’t pay penalty for blunder in impressive Celtic showing

THERE must be something in the air in Brittany, or perhaps it is the wonderful clash of noise, colour and chaos inside the Roazhon Park that momentarily makes Celtic defenders take leave of their senses...

Evening Times · Sep 19
Daily Star · Sep 19

Celtic ace Kristoffer Ajer slammed for ‘terrible decision’ in Rennes Europa League draw

Ajer allowed Mbaye Niang to open the scoring from the penalty spot after needlessly bringing the forward down inside the box...

Daily Star · Sep 19
Talking Baws · Sep 19

Video: Celtic’s Kristoffer Ajer Gives Away Ridiculous Penalty Against Rennes

Celtic got their Europa League group stage campaign up-and-running this evening in France – but it wasn’t long before their troubles away from home in European competition resurfaced...

Talking Baws · Sep 19
67HailHail · Sep 18

Has Celtic boss hinted at his first choice pairing?

Celtic manager Neil Lennon may have just hinted at his first-choice centre-back partnership, as he encouraged Kristoffer Ajer to strike up an understanding with Christopher Jullien.

67HailHail · Sep 18
67HailHail · Sep 17

Celtic fans are about to learn a lot about star duo

Celtic’s best centre-back partnership of Kristoffer Ajer and Christopher Jullien will face their stiffest test of the season on Thursday.

67HailHail · Sep 17
67HailHail · Sep 15

Succession of injury boosts adds to Celtic confidence

Celtic have certainly had their injury issues already this season, but finally things are looking up for the Hoops.

67HailHail · Sep 15

Celtic Receive Injury Boost ahead of Rennes Clash

Celtic skipper Neil Lennon gave encouraging news on two players who are center pieces of the defence that incurred knocks in the Hamilton match.

67HailHail · Sep 14

Celtic boss has potential good injury news over key duo ahead of Rennes clash

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has potential good news on the injury front ahead of the Europa League match against Rennes on Thursday.

67HailHail · Sep 14
67HailHail · Sep 14

Season long battle for place in Celtic defence could begin at Hamilton

Celtic boss Neil Lennon would have been delighted to reveal that Kristoffer Ajer has recovered from his groin injury and is available to play against Hamilton.

67HailHail · Sep 14
67HailHail · Sep 13

Return to fitness of Celtic defender has come at just the right time

Celtic boss Neil Lennon had some good news on the injury front for the Hoops support ahead of Saturday’s match against Hamilton.

67HailHail · Sep 13
Transfer Tavern · Sep 13

Report: Lennon is thinking about deploying 28 y/o at heart of defence amid injury crisis

Neil Lennon could be set to deploy Hatem Abd Elhamed as an emergency centre-back for Celtic as the Hoops travel to Hamilton on Saturday for the Premiership clash...

Transfer Tavern · Sep 13
Read Celtic · Sep 13

Celtic star set for new role amid injury crisis – Why this emphasises his importance to the side

Hatem Abd Elhamed is reportedly set to start at centre-back against Hamilton this weekend, as his importance to the side is already being emphasised following his summer move...

Read Celtic · Sep 13

Lennon plots emergency option for Hamilton clash after multiple Celtic blows – Sources

By Wayne Veysey Neil Lennon is plotting using Hatem Abd Elhamed as an emergency centre-back in Celtic’s Scottish Premiership clash against Hamilton on Saturday, Football Insider has learned...

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