Kasper Schmeichel must wait for Leicester City to sign a replacement if he wants to move to Nice

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Kasper Schmeichel reportedly wants to leave Leicester City and join Nice in Ligue 1. However, the goalkeeper must wait until Brendan Rodger’s side secures a replacement for him.

A fee also has been agreed with the foxes. However, they are yet to sanction the exit as they are still searching for a replacement for Schmeichel.


Schmeichel has greenlighted a move to Nice this summer. He wants a move to the Ligue 1 club sorted smoothly. The goalkeeper has already told the owners that he wants to play for a new team before his career ends. He has been granted the wish to move to the French club. Leicester City and Brendan Rodgers are also ready to allow him to leave for free in recognition of his service to the club.

The Denmark international has spent over a decade at the club. He has helped the club win the Premier League and the FA Cup. The 35-year-old goalkeeper was also linked with a move to Newcastle United. However, they decided against it and signed Nick Pope from Burnley. The goalkeeper has now agreed a move to Nice. However, he has to wait for Leicester City for several reasons.


According to reports, there is a clause in the contract that he can leave the club on a free transfer. However, the club will have to sign a replacement to let him leave the club. The Foxes are currently exploring options to replace him. However, there are some problems that are coming. The club are unable to explore certain options due to financial fair play rules.

They will first need to sell players to buy players. However, they are struggling to sell players. The club are still yet to receive bids for the likes of Youri Tielemans and James Maddison. Hence, the exit for Kasper still hangs in balance. The report also claims that Leicester City are interested in Bernd Leno and Odysseas Vlachodimos to replace Schmeichel. They are also interested in Robert Sanchez. However, Brighton do not want to sell him.

Leicester City are the only team that are yet to sign a player this summer. While their rivals continue to make significant strides to improve their starting XIs. Brendan Rodgers also wants to sign players. However, they must add quality to the squad.

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