Cech Deal ‘Just Needs Sign Off’ As Chelsea Coach Quotes Give Encouragement


There has been more encouragement for Arsenal today in their pursuit of Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech. 

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Yesterday we reported the news that Cech was set to hold talks with Chelsea with the talks expected to help a move to Arsenal become closer.

Chelsea goalkeeping coach Christophe Lollichon has spoken out and his words have helped encourage Arsenal fans that a deal is close, he told RMC Sport:

“The advantage of Arsenal, is they are a top club & they have big ambitions.”

“I think he wants to stay in England. I don’t know about discussions.”

“He knows Ligue 1 well. But I think he’s very happy in England.”

On Arsenal he added: “They also have a football philosophy, which Petr likes.”

The Mirror suggest PSG have launched a new lucrative bid for Cech, but the player will decide on his new club. John Cross recently told Arsenal Fan TV that he expected a deal to be completed soon.


Lollichon also backed Cech to continue at the top: “I think he still has 3 or 4 excellent seasons in him.”

Meanwhile on Twitter, a tweet from the fairly reliable ‘Dean’ has sparked more Arsenal fans into joyous anticipation.

It does seem like a deal is incredibly close, but when Mourinho is involved I will never get ahead of myself. I will be over the moon if we manage to secure this one.

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