August 13, 2022

Kasper Schmeichel could be allowed to depart Leicester on this switch window so long as the membership are assured they’ll discover a successor of comparable standing.

French membership Good are eager to signal the Dane, who’s membership captain and was a part of Leicester’s 2016 Premier League-winning squad, after becoming a member of the Foxes in 2011.

Newcastle had beforehand proven curiosity within the 35-year-old stopper who has only one 12 months left on his present contract on the King Energy Stadium.

Leicester Metropolis are ready to think about promoting veteran keeper Kasper Schmeichel this summer time

Sportsmail reported in July that he had been disregarded of the squad for Leicester’s pre-season coaching camp in France, although linked up once more along with his team-mates final week. 

Boss Brendan Rodgers opted to present the goalkeeper additional day without work after he had performed for Denmark within the Nations League in June. Schmeichel then performed in Leicester’s pleasant win at Preston final Saturday. 

Schmeichel has made almost 500 appearances for the Foxes after becoming a member of from Leeds United 11 years in the past.

Throughout that point he has been the undisputed No 1 keeper on the membership, serving to them earn promotion to the Premier League in addition to famously successful the title in the course of the 2015-16 season beneath Claudio Ranieri.

Together with Jamie Vardy and Marc Albrighton, the 35-year-old is one in all solely three members of the present squad who had been concerned within the gorgeous title win six years in the past. 

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The Denmark stopper was additionally in purpose for Leicester’s FA Cup ultimate victory over Chelsea final 12 months. 

The Danish goalkeeper started all 38 games of Leicester's historic Premier League win in 2016

The Danish goalkeeper began all 38 video games of Leicester’s historic Premier League win in 2016

Schmeichel’s £130,000 per-week wage packet makes him one of many highest earners on the King Energy Stadium, and the membership could also be serious about garnering a price for his or her captain to forestall him leaving on a free when his contract expires subsequent summer time. 

Changing Schmeichel isn’t a easy activity for Leicester, with the keeper having performed all however one of many membership’s Premier League video games within the final 4 seasons.

Arsenal’s Bernd Leno, who’s near becoming a member of Fulham, and Nantes Alban Lafont have been proposed to Leicester. 

He was disregarded of the beginning XI for the win at Watford in Could, with Rodgers selecting Danny Ward, and the membership have been planning for all times after their skipper by eyeing Brighton goalkeeper Robert Sanchez. 

The Spaniard is prone to be out of Leicester’s worth vary however the curiosity in him illustrates the Foxes’ present considering. 

Leicester are the one membership within the Premier League nonetheless to make a senior signing for the reason that finish of the season, regardless of Rodgers’ name for a ‘wholesome shake-up’ final spring. 

They’ve turned down bids for fringe gamers Boubakary Soumare and Jannik Vestergaard from Monaco and Brentford respectively, whereas Caglar Soyuncu, Ayoze Perez, Dennis Praet, Hamza Choudhury and Ryan Bertrand are amongst others who could be allowed to depart.

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Chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha has confirmed Leicester have but to obtain a proposal for midfielder Youri Tielemans who has one 12 months left on contract.