Three reasons why Krisftoffer Ajer deserves another chance in the Celtic team
With Jozo Simunovic sustaining an injury on international duty with Bosnia & Herzgovina recently, it brought into sharp focus Celtic’s woes with injuries in defence in recent months.
The big defender may be back in training, but unavailable for selection against Dundee, it again gives Brendan Rodgers something to think about when it comes to selecting his defensive line.
When injuries have occurred there this season, Rodgers has opted experiment with a back three, however, it’s when the Hoops have a solid back four and their familiar midfield shape that they truly shine.
Short on defenders, the Celtic boss has called upon the likes of midfielder Nir Bitton and the inexperienced Kristoffer Ajer as solutions, although neither have solidified their place in his starting line-up.
The Ajer option is an intriguing one though and one that should be explored further, instead of tinkering with players out of position.
Here are three reasons why…