Schmeichel targets title at Old Trafford

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel is ready to step out of the shadow of his father's legacy and win the Premier League title at Old Trafford on Sunday.

His dad, Peter, enjoyed incredible success at the Theatre of Dreams with Manchester United – winning five league titles during the 1990s and now his son is looking to make a name for himself after being defined by his family name for the most of his career.

"The issue is that I am 29, I am married, I have two kids, but people still see me as someone's son," Schmeichel told the Daily Mail.

"People are surprised when I say I am 29. They're like, 'Really?' One day, maybe when I am 40 and hopefully still playing, then I might be considered a mature enough person."

The Denmark international has played every minute of the Foxes' campaign this season and with the trophy within their grasp, he admits the team spirit amongst the squad has been key to their success.

"It's a lot of players coming together at the right time, not just football-wise but personally as well," he added. "We are similar age groups, a lot of us have played here together for three or four years."