Delighted Kris Ajer has been secured on a new 4-year contract. The player is fast, good on the deck, and at an enormous 6’ 5”, is amply tooled in the air. At 20 years and one month old, developmentally, he is years ‘ahead of the curve’ to borrow a phrase I enjoy.
It is fundamental to the way we play football to have central defenders who can control the ball, pass, and carry it into space. These attributes are even more important that what we regard as traditional central defensive duties.
He will continue to improve for years and has found the perfect environment to develop in.