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Danny Ward aims to oust Kasper Schmeichel as Leicester keeper

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Danny Ward aims to oust Kasper Schmeichel as Leicester keeper

ibcbet Leicester goalkeeper Danny Ward insists he is ready to challenge Kasper Schmeichel for the number one jersey. The 25-year-old, who joined from Liverpool for around £12.5m in the summer, saved three spot-kicks as the Foxes beat Wolves 3-1 on penalties in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday.

Schmeichel has been the Foxes' number one for the last six years, winning the Premier League in 2016, but Ward will not be happy warming the bench. "No, every footballer will say the same. No one is content with sitting on the bench, but that's the way it is," he said.

"It's a challenge (to oust Schmeichel), you have to aspire to play. Kasper has been brilliant for a number of years and being recognised with his nomination for FIFA Best the other day. "It's a great task for me to try to move him, but it's one I'm definitely relishing."

Ward has been restricted to two League Cup appearances, making ibcbet his debut in the 4-0 win over Fleetwood in the second round. But, despite his lack of early season action, Ward, who started his career at Bolton, is relaxed with his price tag.

"It doesn't bother me at all, whether it was the money they paid or it was a free transfer," he said. "I'm a young goalkeeper who wants to play football and I thought I'd have more opportunity to play at this great football club than I would have at Liverpool." ibcbet