Kjaer: The Premier League interests me one day, but I won't just move for pay cheque

When looking at the career of Danish defender Simon Kjaer, it’s hard to believe he is still only 25-years-old. He has played over 200 matches across spells with Palermo, Wolfsburg, AS Roma and now Lille. For a while, the €10 million spent by Steve McClaren to take him to the Bundesliga in 2010 made him the most expensive Danish footballer ever.

Three years later, he made a surprise move to France, and under the guidance of the defensive-minded coach René Girard, Kjaer has rebuilt his reputation and has become an indispensable part of the LOSC defence.

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