Kristoffer Ajer's agent rubbishes claims of permanent fee agreement with Celtic

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The Norwegian wonderkid is on trial at Celtic.

Celtic have been heavily linked with a move for Norwegian wonderkid Kristoffer Ajer this week after it became clear he would be training with the club during the Norwegian off-season.

The BBC reported yesterday that the 17-year-old midfielder had begun a two-week-long trial spell under his countryman Ronny Deila at Paradise.

The Daily Record however went further then just the trial period. They claimed that Ajer could join Celtic on a permanent deal for a fee of just £500,000 if he does impress the management during his stay.

That would be a massive coup for Celtic considering the colossal teenage talent has been linked with plenty of Europe's bigger players.

But his agent has today made it very clear that such talk is just rumour and conjecture.

Tore Pedersen told Faedrelandsvennen earlier today that such a number has not been mentioned to him regarding a permanent Celtic stay:

"It's just something they have speculated.

"I have certainly not heard anything about such a number.

"What Start should bring in for Kristoffer you must ask Even (Øgrey Brandsdal, Start director).

"These figures are just speculations."

Ajer is a top talent who Celtic would love to acquire. Standing at an imposing 6ft 5ins tall he has already received call-ups to the Norwegian under-21 side because of his form with Start.

However, it seems such a cut and dry deal is not yet in the offing.

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