'I'm distraught': Some fans think Brentford have just got themselves an absolutely 'top player'
Brentford have completed the signing of Kristoffer Ajer from Celtic.
Ajer has joined the English Premier League newcomers for a deal reportedly worth £13.5million.
The Norway international has penned a five-year contract at the Brentford Community Stadium.
Ajer joined Celtic from in 2016, just after his 18th birthday, and has made 176 appearances for the Bhoys.
His efforts went a long way to helping the Scottish club land a quadruple treble of domestic trophies.
And quite a few Celtic fans were gutted to see him go:
I am so sad.— ciarán. (@NotoriousBAG_) July 21, 2021
Legend. Been such a key player in our side. Admire him for that tackle against Rangers to name just one, good luck in future Kris.— ScotSim (@scot_sim) July 21, 2021
Great guy, great player, will be missed— paul🍀 (@soroszn) July 21, 2021
Will miss you punching the air after poleaxing wingers. Goodnight sweet prince!— 🇦🇺🦘🍀 (@KierHar) July 21, 2021
Hope he does really well down there.— Rob (@Robbusmaximus43) July 21, 2021
Top player, hopefully he does well in the premier league💚— Lennon (@_Lennon1967) July 21, 2021
I’m distraught but I hope he does well. 🍀— David (@davidwhassell) July 21, 2021
Brentford boss Thomas Frank is delighted to have brought Ajer In.
“We wanted to get another central defender in, and Kris was our first choice,” the Dane told the Bees website.
“We think he fits the position specific profile perfectly, especially on the ball.
“He is a player at a good age, and we think he come straight in and be ready to perform in the Premier League.
“But he also fits the way we want to recruit players and work with them.
“He can develop as a player and both Brentford FC and Kris can move to a higher level in the coming years.”
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