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A year after his retirement, Petr Cech signs with Chelsea in the Premier League

2020-10-21T10:43:08.359Z

In the event of a Covid-19 epidemic in Chelsea, goalkeeper Petr Cech will be allowed to replay in the Premier League.



Converted as a technical advisor, Petr Cech is having a happy life at Chelsea, whom he left for Arsenal in 2015, before retiring four years later.

But at 38, the former Czech goalkeeper (124 caps) could put on his crampons and gloves.

Cech was listed on Chelsea's 25-player Premier League list, along with three other goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Edouard Mendy and Willy Caballero.

The reason ?

Bearing in mind a possible Covid-19 epidemic which could deprive the Blues of their three “real” doormen.

Petr Cech's top 5 saves with Chelsea in the Premier League

"Petr has been training with the goalkeepers for a while," said his former teammate and now Chelsea coach Frank Lampard in comments relayed by The

Times

.

He always does the job he's hired for at the club, but he's there if we need him. "

Lampard is delighted to be able to count on someone “still quite young” and “very fit”.

The Ukrainian side had also considered this extreme option against France earlier this month, recalling its 45-year-old goalkeeper coach.

With his 443 Premier League appearances, Petr Cech, if he plays, will not be in uncharted waters.

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Source: lefigaro

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