Manchester City will surely have to rectify their goalkeeping situation over the summer and another stopper has been linked in the latest news cycle.
British media outlet, The Sun on Sunday, reports that Kasper Schmeichel is on the radar:
The Foxes star, 30, recently changed agent and is whispered to be on the radar of Manchester United and Manchester City.
This comes after respected British media outlet, The Times, reported:
City ready to swap Hart for Schmeichel
The Danish stopper started his career at Manchester City but only made eight appearances over the space of four years before being shipped off on five loan spells – to Darlington, Cardiff, Bury and Falkirk before being sent to Coventry – and it looked as if he would spend his career in the lower leagues.
But a rejuvenating spell at Notts County and then Leeds really changed the trajectory of his career. Schmeichel moved to Leicester in 2011 and has been a real sensation at the club playing well over 200 games and being integral to their title success last season.
He is an excellent keeper but if we had to liken him to one player it would surely be Joe Hart. They’re both similarly decent with the ball at their feet and they are big lads who make themselves the size of a house when faced with a striker. But in terms of playing style they are both so similar and it would seem a bit strange for Guardiola to bother getting rid of Hart just to bring Schmeichel in.
But the fact remains that Claudio Bravo hasn’t been a success at Manchester City and needs replacing in the summer. TFF would be very surprised if a new keeper didn’t come in. But let’s look at Schmeichel in action.
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