Denmark international Kasper Schmeichel has become the first Premier League goalkeeper to sign with New Balance. The Boston based company, who supply kits to the likes of Celtic, Liverpool and Porto, made the announcement on July 12, 2016. The Leicester star will wear the New Balance Furon boots and bright Cherry Furon goalkeeper gloves in the upcoming 2016/17 season
Schmeichel, son of former Manchester United legend Peter, has also been linked with a switch to Everton in the gossip mills.
Kasper Schmeichel comments on joining New Balance
New Balance is one of the most exciting brands in football at the moment and I’m thrilled to be joining the team. My biggest goal for next season is to keep improving my game and I’m excited to work with New Balance to do this. I can’t wait to represent the brand as we defend the Premier League title and play some of the best teams in Europe in thenew season
Richard Wright on NB signing up Kasper Schmeichel
We are delighted to have a player of Kasper’s calibre join us here at New Balance. He was a crucial part of Leicester City’s title winning campaign last season – a campaign that will be talked about for years to come. His determination and drive to succeed make him an excellent addition to our roster of players. Our players are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re looking forward to working with Kasper to further develop our range of goalkeeper products