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Kasper Schmeichel signs new deal with Leicester

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Kasper Schmeichel has put pen-to-paper on a new four-year deal with Leicester City, BBC Sport reports.

The 27-year-old confirmed the news himself on Twitter, when he tweeted: “Delighted to commit my future to Leicester City in the Premier League. Want to thanks the owners and the gaffer for the support and making it happen.”

The Denmark keeper is thought to have turned down an offer from Arsenal to continue playing with the Foxes until 2018.

Schmeichel was vital in securing promotion from the Championship for City last season by keeping 17 clean sheets and finishing as part of the best defence in the league.

Along with this, he was voted the club’s Player of the Year and the Player’s Player of the Year in 2012.

The prospect of a starting spot in the team in the Premier League no doubt served as a key factor in Schmeichel’s decision.

Manager Nigel Pearson has not been shy in expressing his delight at how well the 'keeper has performed since arriving at the club.

Fans will be extremely pleased to hear that the player is staying at the club amid much speculation recently about his future.

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