Leicester keeper Schmeichel hails former Man City teammate Hart

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has paid tribute to former Manchester City teammate Joe Hart.

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has paid tribute to former Manchester City teammate Joe Hart.

Hart, sys Schmeichel, has shown that the modern footballer can be as dedicated as the Scholes and Giggs generation.

He told the Guardian: "You could see on the first day that he was going to be world class. And we both learned so much from the people at City.

"We had Tim Flowers as a coach, we had, at different stages, David James, Shay Given and David Seaman. Me and Joe used to stand there and just admire them and talk about what they did and what we could pick up from them. And then we'd try it out. Some things would work for you and some wouldn't. They are professional, they are winners and when they are on the pitch they are perfectionists. They want everything to be right and, for me and Joe, as young kids, you can't help but be influenced by that."

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