The Hoops went into today’s game knowing a victory would send them a whopping 13 points clear of their bitter enemies and all but seal their eighth consecutive Premiership title, and goals from Odsonne Edouard and James Forrest did exactly that in a 2-1 win.
Whilst the two forwards will take most of the plaudits, a special mention must surely go to Ajer, who put in a commanding and assured display at centre-back, and showed no fear when it came to throwing his body on the line on several different occasions.
Without Ajer at the heart of Celtic’s defence, it’s reasonable to suggest Rangers probably would’ve managed to sneak a draw, and the Norwegian’s input hasn’t gone unnoticed on social media:
Still only 20-years-old, have Celtic unearthed a potential gem in Kristoffer Ajer?
Let us know in the comments section below…