Schmeichel delighted to have signed for Leeds

Keeper Kasper Schmeichel believes he has joined "one of the biggest clubs in the country" in Leeds United.

Keeper Kasper Schmeichel believes he has joined "one of the biggest clubs in the country" in Leeds United.

The Denmark Under-21 international has signed a two-year contract after impressing last season at League Two champions Notts County, for whom he joined from Manchester City in the summer of 2009.

Schmeichel told the club's official website: "I've been talking to clubs and when the question was raised about interest from Leeds I said yes.

"I've grown up in England, know a lot about English football and I know Leeds is one of the biggest clubs in the country.

"There were other opportunities, but Leeds has everything. It's a massive club and has a massive fan base."

Schmeichel, whose dad Peter won five Premier League titles and the Champions League with Manchester United, added: "My dad comes and watches when he can. As soon as Leeds came in he asked me what I wanted to do and he said he couldn't agree more. He said it was the best club to be at now."

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