Kasper Schmeichel signs Leicester contract extension

The 31-year-old joined from Leeds in 2011, playing a key role in Leicester’s promotion from the Sky Bet Championship in 2013/14 before playing every minute of their Premier League-winning campaign two years later

He’s signed a new five-year contract extension .

The Danish international had attracted interest from Chelsea and Roma earlier this summer after an impressive showing at the World Cup in Russia.

Schmeichel kept clean sheets against Peru and France as Denmark reached the last 16, where they came up against eventual finalists Croatia.

He saved a Luka Modric penalty with just minutes left in extra-time and kept out two more spot-kicks in the subsequent shoot-out, but Croatia still prevailed 3-2.

The shotstopper, son of legendary Manchester United goalkeeper Peter, has kept 42 clean sheets in 136 Premier League appearances.

Leicester have opened their 2018/19 campaign with six points from three Premier League games.

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