Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer, who has been tagged for greatness in Europe and at most times tipped to tag along in the footsteps of former Celtic star, Virgil Van Dijk – who left the Scottish giants to join up Southampton to make a name for himself – has confirmed his admiration for the Anfield Stadium.
Van Dijk, who later went on from the Saints Stadium to break a club-record deal of £75 million move to Liverpool during the January transfer window, was impressive for the Bhoys during his spell at the Celtic Park.
Ajer has been put up quite the performance for the Celts this season, which saw the immediate comparism of Van Dijk. In a Q & A interview session, the defender revealed his desire to play at Anfield, when ask what Stadium he would love to play in the most.
“There’s no better place to play than Celtic Park.
“But if I had to choose another, it would be Anfield.”
Speaking on the atmosphere he will be expecting the Celtic Park and the fans to bring out on Thursday night when they will be facing Zenit St. Petersburg in the Europa League.
He continued: “The best [atmosphere] in the world and I can’t wait for Celtic-Zenit.”
The 19-year-old, has appeared for the Bhoys 18 times so far this season, with manager Brendan Rodgers giving him the opportunity to display his talents on the field, of which he has not failed to impress so far.