Leicester star opens up on clear-the-air talks held following Chelsea defeat

Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel during the press conference

Leicester City have been struggling to replicate their incredible form from last season that helped them win the Premier League title.

Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel during trainingLeicester City's Kasper Schmeichel during training

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has shared how his squad held 'clear-the-air' talks following their 3-0 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday, as quoted by the Mirror.

The Foxes prided themselves on their defensive organisation and team unity last season, and both of those elements have been conspicuous in their absence so far this term.

Claudio Ranieri's men currently sit 13th in the Premier League table, and have conceded 14 goals in their eight leagues game thus far - the sixth worst defensive record in England's top flight.

Schmeichel spoke to reporters ahead of his side's Champions League game against FC Copenhagen tomorrow at the King Power Stadium, and explained how the air has been cleared after their worrying start to their 2016/17 campaign, as quoted by the Mirror:

Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel during trainingLeicester City's Kasper Schmeichel during training

“Have we lost confidence? No, categorically no. There's no need to panic and it will come good, there's no doubt about that. We've had a chat, things have been said and resolved, now we move on. But I have 100 per cent confidence in my team-mates – I have known them for many years and I would never question their heart.”

Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were constantly linked with exits over the summer, but both chose to stay and commit their futures to the club. 

In spite of this, the squad certainly seemed to be unsettled by the constant rumours floating around.

Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel and Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri during the press conferenceLeicester City's Kasper Schmeichel and Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri during the press conference

The key loss for them, however, has undoubtedly been N'Golo Kante, who left for Chelsea in the summer.

The Foxes need to somehow find a way to inject the tenacity and energy they lost with Kante's departure back into their side, and if they do not do this, there could be trouble ahead for Leicester.

Leicester City's Kasper SchmeichelLeicester City's Kasper Schmeichel

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