Leicester City loanee admits his future is open-ended amid rave reviews

Up-and-coming goalkeeper Daniel Iversen is impressing at yet another loan club, but admits he does not know what that will mean for his Leicester City future.

Having stolen headlines during loan spells at Oldham and Rotherham over the past two seasons, Iversen is now proving his quality at Championship level with Preston.

The Dane conceded four at the weekend as North End were thrashed by Cardiff, but he continues to get rave reviews, with one reflex stop in the Lancashire derby against Blackburn earlier this month described as one of the saves of the season.

Under contract at the King Power Stadium until 2025 after signing a long-term deal this time last year, Iversen is highly-rated by City, but breaking into a goalkeeping set-up with Kasper Schmeichel and Danny Ward may prove difficult.

In Schmeichel and Ward, Brendan Rodgers has previously said he has “two number ones” at the club.

Asked about his City future, Iversen told BBC Lancashire: “I don’t really think about that, I’m playing here right now and that’s what I’m concentrating on.

“When we come to the summer, we will see what Leicester make of my performance, and whether I have to go on loan again or if they want to keep me there. I don’t know.

“We have some young keepers also who would push me (not just Schmeichel and Ward). It’s a really good keepers union, so it’d be tough to come in.”

Iversen was initially loaned to City’s sister club OH Leuven this season, but after an injury in his fifth game, he found himself on the bench upon his comeback.

He was recalled in January and loaned to Preston, where he has made eight appearances, conceding 11 goals and keeping two clean sheets. North End sit 16th in the table, 10 points shy of the play-offs and 10 points above the relegation zone.

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