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‘I THOUGHT HE WAS BRILLIANT,’ RODGERS’ PRAISE FOR AJER

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BRENDAN RODGERS has revealed that he is more than happy to play the hugely impressive Kristoffer Ajer next Saturday against Sevco Rangers.

“It doesn’t matter for me what age someone is – it is just picking the best team each game to get a result,” Brendan said.

“I would have no hesitation. He has all the qualities – it is just about getting him the experience.

“I thought he was brilliant. I said afterwards in the changing room to all the players, this is a boy that when I came in last year was 18, 6ft 5in but just needed some men’s football.

“We sent him to Kilmarnock and he was taught very well by Lee McCulloch and Lee Clark, and when he came in the summer he was a man.

“He was physically developed and he played in some of the Champions League games early on.

“He is fast, he can carry the ball and you see how he wins his aerial challenges as well so he is a big prospect for us.”

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