Lee Grant has revealed that Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel was an inspiration for him rising up.
The 39-year-old signed for his boyhood membership in 2018 and has made two appearances for the Reds after leaving Stoke Metropolis. Schmeichel loved a extremely profitable profession between the sticks, throughout his time at Previous Trafford, he was a five-time Premier League winner in addition to winner’s medals within the Champions League and FA Cup.
With over 460 league appearances throughout his profession between the sticks, he was named participant of the 12 months throughout stints with Burnley and Stoke. Grant additionally admitted former England goalkeeper David James was a task mannequin throughout his childhood.
“Peter Schmeichel for most goalkeeper was a huge, huge hero of mine. Obviously supporting Manchester United, he was the one I looked to,” he revealed to MUTV.
“He had so much character and personality that it was hard not be consumed by what he was doing at the time. One another note, David James I could really resonate with the career he was having.”