Exclusive - Leicester City are leading a number of Premier League and European clubs tracking Celtic and Norway defender Kristoffer Ajer, who previously played under current Foxes manager Brendan Rodgers at Parkhead.

Ajer only recently turned 22 and is part of an emerging generation of exciting Norwegian talent that also includes Erling Braut Haaland, Martin Odegaard and Sander Berge.

90min has been informed by a source that the promising centre-back has captured the attention of several Premier League teams – Manchester City, Wolves and Everton – as well as the likes of Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund further afield.

90min also previously reported in October that Manchester United were keeping a watchful eye on Ajer’s development as part of their revamped widespread scouting initiative.