Kasper Schmeichel agrees to join Nice from Leicester City


Veteran goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has agreed personal terms ahead of a move to Ligue 1 side OGC Nice.

Schmeichel has made 479 appearances for Leicester City – the third most in the club’s history – and has won both the Premier League and FA Cup at the club.

According to L’Equipe, having failed to agree terms on a new deal at the King Power Stadium, the 35-year-old has reached an agreement with Nice ahead of a move to Ligue 1.

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90min understands that Leicester City have left the decision regarding the player’s future up to Schmeichel himself, as the club are happy for him to leave with just one year remaining on his current contract.

The move to Nice will be the first time Schmeichel has played outside of England since 2007, when he was on loan at Scottish side Falkirk.

The goalkeeper has spent time at Manchester City, Darlington, Bury, Cardiff City, Coventry City, Notts County, Leeds United and Leicester during his long career in England.


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