Anorak News | Transfer Balls: Chelsea’s Petr Cech wants to set new Arsenal recrod but not for £39m

Transfer Balls: Chelsea’s Petr Cech wants to set new Arsenal recrod but not for £39m

by | 16th, June 2015

Transfer Balls: is Petr Cech leaving Chelsea for life at Arsenal? The Sun says the player’s goalkeeping coach has “risked a major rift with Chelsea — after indicating the Blues stopper wants a move to Arsenal.”

Christophe Lollichon has coached Cech at Cheslea since 2007. He told French media:

“His family like England. And a player is happy when his family is happy. He wants to stay in England, but I don’t know if there are discussions. The Premier League is his primary objective. But it will also depend on the conditions. The advantage is that Arsenal is a top club, with a philosophy that pleases him and that is in London. Tottenham? I do not think they have the same ambitions as Arsenal. Petr wants to break the record for the most clean sheets in the Premier League.”

And PSG?

“Much has been said about him at PSG but the problem is that when you have evolved in England, Ligue 1 seems light compared to what Petr has now experienced.”

And then the Daily Star talks of a £39m Arsenal bid for Cech:


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Only, that huge Arsenal bid is utter balls. The Star says that PSG will offer Cech “£150,000 pounds a week” in a five-year deal that equals £39m. That story is rooted in the Mirror, which offers no source for the figure but does say Cech prefers a move to Arsenal.

And as for that Spurs mention, well, according to the Telegraph, Lollichon says Manchester United will move for Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Posted: 16th, June 2015 | In: Arsenal, Chelsea, Sports Comment | TrackBack | Permalink