sport news 'He saw a lot of things': Claude Puel confirms Kasper Schmeichel witnessed ...

Leicester manager Claude Puel has confirmed that goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel witnessed the tragedy which took the life of club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others.

Schmeichel was the only Leicester player left at the King Power Stadium when the helicopter carrying the owner burst into flames after crashing in a nearby car park.

The goalkeeper and several others ran outside to the scene but were held back around 100 yards away where they stood, numb, watching the blaze.

A tearful Kasper Schmeichel (right) stands with Srivaddhanaprabha's son (left) and Jamie Vardy outside the stadium two days after the tragedy

A tearful Kasper Schmeichel (right) stands with Srivaddhanaprabha's son (left) and Jamie Vardy outside the stadium two days after the tragedy

Leicester City manager Claude Puel pays his respects outside the stadium earlier this week

Leicester City manager Claude Puel pays his respects outside the stadium earlier this week

Sky Sports News reporter Rob Dorsett reported that Schmeichel had to be held back by police from running towards the burning helicopter to try to help.

Speaking ahead of Saturday's trip to Cardiff, Puel said: 'I think he was the only player remaining a long time after the game. We know what he could have seen. 

'It was of course very difficult. Bad moments.'

When asked what Schmeichel witnessed, Puel was wary of his player's privacy.

'I don't want to give all the details of course,' he added.

'Just for Kasper. He lived this situation and he saw a lot of things.

'Kasper, like all the

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