Wed 03 August 2022 | 18:58

Schmeichel departed Leicester City to join Nice

Leicester City have announced that their shot-stopper made a move to the Ligue 1 side as a free agent.

Kasper Schmeichel


Leicester City

after an 11-year-spell and joined


, playing in 478 games for them and he also had a key role in their famous

Premier League

title victory in 2016.

“Throughout his time with us and particularly as a captain and vice-captain, Kasper has always been a player willing to stand up and take responsibility, leading the team with distinction,"

said chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha.

"His influence and his leadership on and off the pitch speak volumes about him as a professional, as a football player and as a human being.

"I know Leicester City supporters share the respect we all have for a player of Kasper’s standing after all his accomplishments as a footballer and captain and will join me in wishing him the very best for the next stage of his career in France with OGC Nice.

“It’s clear to everyone who has watched him perform that Kasper has given everything to Leicester City every time he has played and the experiences shared between him, the Club and our supporters over the last 11 years mean he will always remain a part of this family.”

The 35-year-old, who also won the FA Cup, Community Shield, and Championship, departs the club sitting third on their all-time appearance charts.

source: SportMob

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