Date posted: Tuesday 26th July 2022 four:21- Will Ford
Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel reportedly has an settlement to join Ligue 1 aspect Nice this summer time.
The Denmark global has spent over a decade with the Foxes, triumphing both the Premier League and FA Cup in that point, having moved from Leeds for £1.5m in 2011.
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The 35-yr-antique turned into related with a move to Newcastle this summer season before the Magpies opted rather for Nick Pope from Burnley.
But Schmeichel remains keen on leaving the King Power Stadium in line with L’Equipe (through Sport Witness), who claim the goalkeeper has ‘given the green light’ for the switch.
The file claims that in spite of having a year left to run on his Leicester deal, a clause in his contract stipulates that he’s ‘able to sign at no cost for a overseas club this summer season’ if the Foxes manage to discover a alternative for him.
A similarly file from Portuguese outlet Record claims the Premier League aspect have been making ready for the membership captain’s departure and were looking at a potential deal for Odysseas Vlachodimos to replace him.
Benfica want among €15m and €20m for their goalkeeper, which seems a honest price for their No.1, but it’s claimed any circulate for the 28-yr-old depends on Schmeichel’s departure.
So, in brief, Schmeichel’s departure relies upon on Leicester locating a substitute, however the the advent of Vlachodimos, the substitute they want, relies on Schmeichel’s departure. Who’s the fowl and who’s the egg then, chaps?
What is going on at Leicester, by the way? Brendan Rodgers understandably said at the stop of closing season that his squad wished a “healthful shake-up” after they completed out of doors the European spots.
“I said it needs a healthy shake-up, which most clubs always do around this era of time,” Rodgers said. “You need to preserve your center players, of path, however you need to add exceptional.
“We don’t have loads of cash however we need to usher in players which can be prepared to evolve to how we want to paintings.”
Well, the “center gamers” have stayed, even though Youri Tielemans is surely keen on leaving and we don’t have any idea why Manchester United or Arsenal haven’t snapped him up but, even as Harvey Barnes has been related with a flow to Newcastle.
But they’ve signed no-one and don’t appear like near any deals, while their competitors preserve to make big strides to improve their starting XIs.