Petr Cech joins Chelsea as Technical Advisor


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Retired Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech will be taking up a new role at his former club, Chelsea. The prolific shot-stopper who announced his retirement at the end of last season will become the Technical Advisor for the blues.

The role had been left unoccupied since the former Technical director, Michael Emenalo left the club in 2017.

While announcing the 37-year-old’s return, Chelsea released a statement, saying, “

“Petr Cech returns to Chelsea as Technical and Performance Advisor.

“The focus of the job will be to provide advice on all football and performance matters throughout the club as well as embed and facilitate strong links between our men’s and academy teams, ensuring that the various support departments are working together effectively.”

Before he moved to Arsenal, Petr Cech had an amazing career at the London club, winning Four Premier League Titles, The UEFA Champions League, among many others.

Petr Cech joins Chelsea as Technical Advisor

He later joined Arsenal FC in 2015 and announced his exit from professional goalkeeping after his team was defeated by Chelsea at the Europa League Final in May.

Expressing his delight about the new role, Cech said, “I feel very privileged to have this opportunity to join Chelsea FC again and help create the best possible high-level performance environment to continue the success the club has had over the past 15 years.

“I’m looking forward to the new challenge and hope I can use all of my football knowledge and experience to help the team achieve even more success in the future.”

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