CELTIC are braced for a big-money Norwich bid for Kristoffer Ajer.
SunSport revealed in April that the Canaries had scouted the Norwegian defender.
Celtic are braced for bid from Premier League new boys Norwich City for Kristoffer AjerCredit: The Sun
The Premier League new boys are now poised to firm up their interest with an official bid.
Ajer only has 12 months left on his Celtic deal — but could still command a fee of around £10million.
Newcastle United are also keen but Norwich are now stepping up their interest in the 23-year-old.
Director of football Stuart Webber saw Ajer in the final weeks of the season as he tweaks the squad for the Premier League.
Star man Emi Buendia could be sold for around £30million, with Arsenal and Villa leading the chase for the Argentine.
Norwich will reinvest some of that cash, and a new centre-half is one of boss Daniel Farke’s top priorities.
Norwich star Buendia could be sold in transfer worth around £30millionCredit: PA
Meanwhile, AEK Athens could be willing to waive part of Vasilis Barkas’ transfer fee to cut a quick deal for Olivier Ntcham.
SunSport revealed the Greek giants want to sign the Celtic midfielder.
The Hoops spent £4.5m to land Barkas last year but it won’t all have been paid up front.
And Greek sources claim AEK could reduce the final fee, or potential add-ons, in order to land Ntcham now.
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Celtic have the option to terminate the final year of his deal but that looks unlikely.
Despite a disastrous loan spell at Marseille, the midfielder still has admirers.
But AEK have moved to the front of the queue and want a quick answer from Ntcham.
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