Kasper Schmeichel: Leicester goalkeeper joins Nice with Foxes yet to make a summer signing

Kasper Schmeichel has ended his 11-year keep at Leicester by signing for Nice whereas the Foxes are yet to have made a summer signing.

The 35-year-old Denmark worldwide goalkeeper accomplished his medical with the Ligue 1 membership after an settlement was reached between the golf equipment.

Speaking on the weekend, Leicester supervisor Brendan Rodgers admitted Schmeichel can be allowed to finish his 11-year keep on the King Power Stadium if he discovered a new membership.

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Foxes captain Schmeichel has been a mainstay all through essentially the most profitable interval within the membership’s historical past, profitable the Championship and promotion in 2013/14, the Premier League title in 2015/16, and the FA Cup and Community Shield in 2021.

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French soccer professional Jonathan Johnson says Schmeichel will likely be a key signing for Nice

Schmeichel follows within the footsteps of former Arsenal, Juventus and Rangers midfielder Aaron Ramsey, who moved to the south of France after his Juventus contract was torn up.

News of Schmeichel’s departure comes amid hypothesis linking James Maddison, Wesley Fofana, Harvey Barnes and Youri Tielemans with the Leicester exit door, whereas the reviews have been compounded by the Foxes’ failure to make any summer signings.

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Speaking on Transfer Talk, Nubaid Haroon outlines a number of the potential choices for Leicester City to change Schmeichel

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Schmeichel says Leicester City grew to become his household as he mirrored on his time on the membership

Newcastle submit improved £50m Maddison bid

Newcastle United have made a second bid within the area of £50m for Leicester midfielder Maddison.

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The Magpies are awaiting a response to their improved provide for the 25-year-old, after their opening £40m bid was rejected on the weekend.

Leicester are believed to worth Maddison, who joined the Foxes for £24m from Norwich in June 2018, at nearer to £60m.

If Newcastle’s provide was to be accepted, Maddison would change into the membership’s report signing – eclipsing the £40m they paid Hoffenheim for Joelinton in July 2019.

Maddison scored 18 objectives and offered 12 assists in 53 appearances in all competitions for Leicester final season.

Leicester midfielder James Maddison has been the topic of a £50m bid from Newcastle

Leicester standing nonetheless an ominous signal?

Sky Sports News’ senior reporter Melissa Reddy talking on The Transfer Show:

“The issue for Leicester is that they are the only Premier League club that hasn’t strengthened their senior squad so far, and he is not the only experienced player that could potentially leave.

“When you have a look at that squad and you consider the accidents it has had, you do suppose it is a group that wants to be refreshed.

“If there’s going to be exits of fundamental players – Kasper Schmeichel, James Maddison, possibly Wesley Fofana – without solidifying the squad and sanctioning these exits, I’m actually a little bit worried about Brendan Rodgers.

“The expectation of Leicester is they need to be pushing in and across the Champions League locations however they’ve been standing nonetheless which isn’t a good indication of how they are going to carry out this season.

“There’s been a lot of talk they need to let players leave first before they can invest, and ultimately they will know their targets. They’re excellent sellers and they’ve recruited well in the past.”

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Michael Bridge says Leicester are nonetheless trying to do switch enterprise earlier than the window closes

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