Manchester hero Edwin van der Sar has revealed that he has a great deal of respect for Blues shot-stopper Petr Cech, reports the club's official site.
In fact, the Dutchman has insisted that he's hoping Cech finds a nice new club this summer, as the veteran looks to get his career back on track after being replaced by Thibaut Courtois as the club's No.1 'keeper earlier on this season.
There's no doubt about it, a number of clubs will certainly be queuing up for the player's signature, but it remains to be seen as to whether the Blues hierarchy allow him to depart.
Van der Sar certainly wants him to move on as, the former United No.1 claimed: "It’s important that young goalkeepers have an example and somebody they can look up to. Those guys really do their job although I have a lot of respect for Petr Cech from my time when he played with Chelsea.
"I think it’s important for him to find a nice new club where he can show the quality that Petr Cech has."
United and Chelsea, of course, go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge tomorrow evening, with Belgian youngster Thibaut Courtois expected to take his place between the sticks once again for the Blues.
Oscar wants Chelsea star
Brazilian ace Oscar has confirmed that he's happy at Stamford Bridge and has no intention of leaving the club anytime soon.
The playmaker's future has been the subject of debate of late, however it appears that he's determined to stay on under the guidance of Jose Mourinho.
“I’m very happy here,” Oscar was quoted as saying by the Telegraph. “I get along with everyone, and the club shows its praise towards me. Chelsea is one of the best clubs in the world, so I don’t see why I would think of leaving.
Capello hails John Terry
Former England boss Fabio Capello has hailed Chelsea captain John Terry, claiming that he's still the best defender in England.
"I think John is England’s best defender and they have not got a lot of defenders,’ Capello said, ‘It is better to have a player like John than not have him."
Despite insisting that he's England's best, Capello has insisted that he doesn't expect the veteran to be recalled to the national setup anytime soon.
“England haven't got a lot of defenders but they sometimes have problems. But I don't think he has the chances to play with the national team any more.”
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