Chelsea technical director Petr Cech was the shock addition name in Chelsea’s Premier League squad. The Blues now confirmed his place in the Premier League despite retiring in 2019 as an Arsenal player.
Chelsea’s played a goalless draw against Sevilla in the Champions League campaign starter. Petr Cech will add strength to Lampard’s side after addition to the squad. The clip of the training session of Cech is very fascinating because he looks very strong in that footage.
Petr Cech who retired after an expedition with Arsenal has surprised everyone in the squad with his fitness. The technical and performance adviser of the club is mentioned as an ’emergency cover’ for the Blues.
Petr Cech is one of the legendary names in Chelsea’s history. In between 2004-2015, he played 11 years in Stamford Bridge and won 13 trophies with four Premier League titles and the one Champions League and Europa League as major achievements.
In Chelsea, Cech is one of the four goalkeepers but he is not expected to be playing up any time soon. No one in the Blues squad would imagine that the 38-year-old Cech will be a part of the team. But its fact that he is in the list of confirmed players
The former Chelsea’s shot-stopper is also playing a new role in the team by teaching ‘goalkeeping’. The Chelsea manager Frank Lampard explained that due to hesitation of COVID-19, he will not do wrong with the squad. He finds all possible ways to get the situation of medical resilience, he added.
Cech gives strength to the squad at Chelsea
Hence, Lampard believes that if they follow rules of social distancing then they have a positive squad. He wanted to work with a goalkeeper that’s quite they get closer together.
“I think the feeling with the goalkeepers is that they do work quite closely together. I the work place we are still trying to stick by the rules of social distancing whenever we can, football obviously makes you break those rules slightly, but for really, really short periods of time.
“So I don’t have an absolute answer for that, but my general feeling when we looked at what happened was when players are training closely to each other and they could all potentially miss games then to have Petr on the squad list was a very simple answer.”
Chelsea had confirmed 25 members in the squad. On Tuesday, Edouard Mendy made his recovery from injury. Frank Lampard clearly announced that Petr Cech hiring is only for emergency purposes. He will proceed to be a part of the technical director, Lampard added.
After playing 494 matches for Chelsea, the technical advisor having a heavy knowledge of strategies. He also won the Europa League crown. In any circumstances, he’s been always with the squad for support and encouragement.
Chelsea manager Lampard confirmed that Kepa Arrizabalaga will not play against Manchester United. however, Cech will not be in the matchday squad. Due to the shoulder injury of Kepa Arrizabalaga, he declared as unfit.