Slavia Prague apologise for calling Kasper Schmeichel ‘overweight’ and claiming ‘he wears a CORSET’

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SLAVIA PRAGUE have been forced to apologise after bizarrely claiming Kasper Schmeichel wears a corset.

Ahead of their Europa League knockout clash, the Czech side aimed a dig at Leicester’s No1 by claiming he was overweight.

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Slavia Prague aimed a bizarre dig at Kasper Schmeichel’s weight[/caption]

The amazing jibe appeared on Slavia TV, the club’s in-house TV website, in the first episode of a mini-series titled ‘Leicester Loading’ – which is available on YouTube with English subtitles.

Czech Radio reporter and author Jan Hosek singled out the Danish international, claiming the current Slavia boss would make him lose ‘five or 10kg.’

He said: “Occasionally he makes a blunder, but overall his performances have been extremely good and he’s also a kind of a glue that holds the team together. 

“He is a keeper that has had problems with his healthy lifestyle. Certainly a tough manager that favours athleticism and the physical aspects of training, the likes of [Jindrich] Trpisovsky, would probably want Schmeichel to lose five or 10kg.

“And by the way, as far as I know, Schmeichel must be the only Premier League player that, underneath his shirt, wears a corset.”

But the club have been forced to backtrack on their comments following a backlash on Twitter.

Responding to a user criticising their comments, they replied: “Really sorry if this was the only impression from this episode. 

Slavia Prague launched a mini-series called 'Leicester Loading'
Slavia Prague launched a mini-series ahead of their game with Leicester

“If you watch it you will get to the part where Kasper Schmeichel is praised for his performance and described as one of the key players for the team. We have great respect for the club.”

Schmeichel is considered a Foxes legend having played over 400 times for the club.

He won promotion to the top flight in 2014 and sensationally lifted the Premier League title two years later.

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