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Celtic Defender Kristoffer Ajer Is Close To Joining Brentford

Brentford have completed a physical with Kristoffer Ajer ahead of his PS13.5 million move from Celtic.
The newly-promoted team are looking to recruit a center defender before the start of the top-flight season, and have been in contact with Ajer in recent days.
The Norwegian made his wish to quit Celtic known at the start of last month, attracting attention from Newcastle United, Norwich City, and Bayer Leverkusen.
Kristoffer Ajer has completed a medical with Brentford ahead of his PS13.5 million move from Celtic Thomas Frank wanted to add a defender to his ranks before the Premier League season began Celtic rejected a PS10 million approach from Norwich but are now prepared to bank a large money for a player in his final year of his contract.
It is believed that a deal has been reached for the 23-year-old, which will be formally disclosed after the last terms have been hammered out.
The Scottish giants drew 1-1 with Brentford’s sister club FC Midtjylland in a Champions League qualifier on Tuesday night, although Ajer was absent.
Brentford has also confirmed the signing of midfielder Frank Onyeka from Midtjylland on a five-year agreement.
Brentford overcame Boreham Wood in a friendly on Tuesday night, with Ivan Toney (right) scoring. The Nigerian was the club’s first summer acquisition, signing a five-year contract after being granted a work permit.
Before he can begin exercising with his new teammates ahead of their Premier League opener against Arsenal on August 13, he must first go through an isolation period.
Brentford’s preparations continued with a 2-0 friendly win over Boreham Wood on Tuesday night.
In what turned out to be a easy win at Meadow Park, Ivan Toney and Tariqe Fosu both scored in the first half.

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