Former Chelsea and current Arsenal keeper Petr Cech is set to retire at the end of the season.
The 36-year-old ex-Czech Republic international was Chelsea goalkeeper for 11 years before joining Blues London rivals in June 2015.
Cech announced today “Having played 15 years in the Premier League and won every single trophy possible, I feel like I have achieved everything I set out to achieve, I will continue to work hard at Arsenal to hopefully win one more trophy this season.”
— Petr Cech (@PetrCech) January 15, 2019
Cech sustained a skull fracture injury that nearly ended his career in October 2006 after a collision with Reading’s Stephen Hunt. He was underwent a surgery and was out for three months. He wore protective headgear in games since then.
His current club Arsenal and and former club Chelsea paid tribute
For your consummate professionalism, for being the perfect role model, for the 50 clean sheets, for your honesty, your integrity and for your inspiring work with @AFC_Foundation, we want to say…
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) January 15, 2019
🏆 4 x Premier League
🏆 4 x FA Cup
🏆 3 x League Cup
🏆 1 x Europa League
🏆 1 x Champions League@PetrCech, a true Chelsea legend. 👏
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) January 15, 2019