Danish side FC Copenhagen will earn close to £300K from English champions Leicester City if they survive the Premier League drop.
The Danish club have a stake in Leicester’s survival and are hoping for an upcoming financial boost.
Reports are that Copenhagen structured Amartey’s contract to Leicester City such that they will benefit from the English side whether they qualify for UEFA Champions League or survive the league.
Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet reports that Copenhagen inserted clauses which saw them receive a bonus if Leicester qualified for the Champions League, but also if they avoided relegation.
Ekstra Bladet explain that should Leicester City retain their Premier League status, a feat which looks obvious, after the Liverpool victory, then Copenhagen will receive around €250k to €300k.
For Leicester it’s not a great deal of money but it will be a welcome windfall in the Danish capital.
Since signing for Leicester City, 22 year old Amartey has enjoyed a prominent role under Claudio Ranieri.
Amartey, a defender who also plays as a midfielder didn’t start against Liverpool, and will be hoping Shakespeare isn’t going to reduce his minutes.