Kasper Schmeichel completes move from Leicester to French Ligue 1 club Nice

The 35-year-old goalkeeper has ended an 11-year spell with the Foxes during which he won the Premier League title and the FA Cup.

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Leicester chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha said: where the open roads are going to take you, choosing an RV will be a little easier.

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"Throughout his time with us and particularly as a captain and vice-captain,

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Kasper has always been a player willing to stand up and take responsibility, leading the team with distinction.

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"His influence and his leadership on and off the pitch speak volumes about him as a professional,

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as a football player and as a human being.

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"I know Leicester supporters share the respect we all have for a player of Kasper's standing

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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 Nice."

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Denmark international Schmeichel joined the Foxes from Leeds in 2011 and was a pivotal figure throughout the most successful period in the club’s history,

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winning the Championship in 2014, the Premier League title in 2016, and both the FA Cup and Community Shield last year.

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On Wednesday night the Copenhagen-born keeper thanked Leicester fans with an Instagram post that read:

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 "After 11 incredible seasons, the time has come to move on.

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"It’s been more than just a club to me,

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it’s been where I’ve made lifelong friends and memories – my home.

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"Thank you for your unwavering support – you are what makes this club so special."

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