Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has sustained a fractured hand, the Premier League champions have confirmed.
Schmeichel suffered the problem in Leicester’s 0-0 draw with Copenhagen in the Champions League on Wednesday.
“The Denmark international injured his right hand during the first half of the goalless draw at Parken Stadium and will see a specialist upon returning to the UK with the rest of the squad on Thursday,” a brief Leicester statement read.
The injury is Schmeichel’s second setback of the season, after he missed two Premier League games earlier in the campaign with a concussion.
17 – Since the start of last season, Kasper Schmeichel has kept 17 PL clean sheets, behind only Cech (20) and De Gea (19). Stopper.
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