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Vidar Riseth



Vidar Riseth
Versatility is the name of this man's game. Having started his career as a striker for Kongsvinger he can also play in midfield and defence.

Having impressed in every game in the 1998 World Cup Riseth signed for Celtic in September from Austrian side LASK Linz for 1.5m.

Has a preference to play down the left side of midfield, is strong in the air and is also dangerous from dead ball situations.

Scores his fair share of goals and his aggression and pace have helped Celtic tremendously.

Made his Norwegian debut against Colombia in a goalless draw in October 1997.

Has recently been struggling to make the first team and may have to contend with a substitutes role for the championships.



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