Kristoffer Ajer

Kristoffer Ajer makes brilliant admission about Celtic

Kristoffer Ajer was one of the several key players who departed Celtic last summer. The Norwegian ended up joining Brentford in the Premier League and he has had an up and down time there through the course of the season. On the other hand, the Hoops have done a pretty good job of replacing him in the squad as they close in on an unlikely double.
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Brentford 3-0 Southampton: Pontus Jansson, Yoane Wissa and Kristoffer Ajer net in comprehensive victory

Southampton fans chanted for manager Ralph Hasenhuttl to be sacked as their side conceded two goals in 61 seconds in a comprehensive 3-0 loss at Brentford. The sell-out travelling support sang "sacked in the morning" at their manager as his side fell to a ninth defeat on the road from 18 games this season, with Hasenhuttl himself later admitting his side "are not playing like a Premier League team".
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Kristoffer Ajer: ‘Brentford want to be brave. We want to play exciting football’

When Brentford were attempting to persuade Kristoffer Ajer to pick west London over a series of other suitors, they went for a typically novel approach. The club hierarchy told the 23-year-old what he wasn’t good at.“They were very positive but also very keen to develop my weaknesses as well,” Ajer laughs now to The Independent. “That was something I appreciated. I had some great conversations with the other clubs as well, but Brentford were telling me what I had to develop. That’s something I really like as a person, to know what I need to do to reach the level...

Kristoffer Ajer expecting a tough challenge when Brentford face Liverpool

Kristoffer Ajer’s family will make a familiar trip over from Norway this weekend to watch their beloved Liverpool – but they will do so to cheer on Brentford against Jurgen Klopp’s men.The Bees have already claimed 2-0 Premier League wins over Arsenal and Wolves but will face the biggest test since their promotion on Saturday evening when Liverpool visit the Brentford Community Stadium.It will be an extra special occasion for Ajer, a summer signing from Celtic, as he goes up against the club he supported as a boy.“We know Liverpool is one of the best teams in the world,” Ajer...

Brentford confirm signing of Kristoffer Ajer on five-year deal

Newly-promoted Brentford have confirmed the signing of Norway international Kristoffer Ajer from Celtic. The defender has been attracting admiring glances from Premier League clubs for a number of years now, with both Manchester clubs, Leicester, Everton and Wolves credited with an interest in the 23-year-old. Potential suitors for Ajer haven't...

Kristoffer Ajer praises Celtic’s John Kennedy following move to Brentford

Kristoffer Ajer singled out Celtic assistant manager John Kennedy for praise as he said farewell to Hoops fans following his move to Brentford. The Norway international completed his move to the Premier League newcomers just as Celtic announced a deal to bring in a replacement centre-back in the shape of Sweden international Carl Starfelt from Rubin Kazan.

Brentford sign defender Kristoffer Ajer from Celtic

Brentford have signed Norway international defender Kristoffer Ajer from Celtic for an undisclosed fee. Ajer completed a medical before signing a five-year contract, with the deal subject to international clearance. The 23-year-old joined Celtic shortly after his 18th birthday and spent the second half of his first year in Scotland...