Kasper Schmeichel s Former Coach Kevin Hitchcock Claims That The
Kasper Schmeichel's former coach Kevin Hitchcock claims that the [/sport/teampages/leicester.html Leicester City] goalkeeper can connect will the ball as well as [/sport/cristianoronaldo/index.html Cristiano Ronaldo].
In an interview with Goal, the New England Revolution coach revealed that Schmeichel is better with his feet than many would imagine and that the Dane loves to play outfield during training.
'Kasper wanted to play.
He is one of the goalkeepers who loves football, and he could do amazing things on the training pitch. He would do overhead kicks like Ronaldo and took free-kicks like Ronaldo,' he said.
Kasper Schmeichel's former coach says he took free-kicks like Cristiano Ronaldo at training
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Kasper's dad Peter Schmeichel set the overhead benchmark for the Schmeichel family when he saw a last-minute effort disallowed while playing for Manchester United against Wimbledon in 1997.
The Foxes shot-stopper, who was coached by Hitchcock during his 2008 campaign with Manchester City, has been regularly compared to his father.
Peter won five Premier League titles, a Champions League, the FA Cup three times as well as the League Cup and the UEFA Super Cup on one occasion in an illustrious eight-year spell at United.
Kasper's dad Peter Schmeichel set the overhead benchmark for http://latterdaysaintartswiki.org/index.php?title=Sample_Article the Schmeichel family in 1997
However, Hitchcock, the former Chelsea goalkeeper-turned-coach, believes Kasper became a world-class keeper in his own right but possesses some of the advantageous qualities his father had.
<div class="art-ins mol-factbox floatRHS sport" data-version="2" id="mol-86cc2970-82e5-11ea-b574-1f02b18f122e" website Schmeichel's kicking ability has been compared to Ronaldo's