Celtic are looking to tie Kristoffer Ajer to a new contract.
Celtic have decided to initiate new contract talks with centre-back Kristoffer Ajer, report The Daily Record.
The centre-back is one of Celtic's star players and Neil Lennon has no desire to sell him.
Former Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers was linked with a £15 million raid on Ajer earlier this month by The Sun.
Rodgers' Leicester have £80 million to spend after cashing in on Harry Maguire close to the deadline, and did not sign a replacement.
Celtic are keen to ward off Leicester and other suitors by handing Ajer a new contract.
Ajer signed a four-year contract last summer but The Daily Record report Celtic want to hand him a new deal regardless to ensure he knows how valued he is at the club.
Celtic lost Dedryck Boyata on a free transfer earlier this year and appear to have learned their lesson.
They are also under no financial pressure despite their Champions League exit, thanks to cashing in on Kieran Tierney.
Italian outlet TMW claimed earlier this month that Ajer was on AC Milan's shortlist, and their transfer window is still open.
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