Arsenal have made a decision on Petr Cech amid interest from Chelsea

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Following the signing of Bernd Leno for £19m, Arsenal are heading into the 2018/19 Premier League season with no less than four goalkeepers to choose from.

Petr Cech, David Ospina and Emiliano Martinez are the other names up for selection, though Ospina's future in north London is in doubt.

He spent last season as Arsenal's No.2 and with the World Cup now finished it's expected the Colombian will make a decision soon.

"I'm now fully concentrated on national team," said Ospina last month. "I know that Arsenal signed new goalkeeper.

"But I'm now focused on national team and after the World Cup I will think what to do next."

Even Cech's future has been brought into question because of Leno's arrival, but unlike Ospina, the 36-year-old wants to stay and fight for the No.1 spot under Unai Emery.

"My contract with Arsenal still has a year to run," said Cech when asked about his future. "The only thing I'm preparing for is the fight for the No.1 spot in goal.


"Napoli were interested but my future is at Arsenal. I didn't think of changing clubs."

According to Sky Sports, Chelsea are interested in re-signing Cech as they prepare to lose Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid.

Chelsea, who sold Cech to Arsenal for just £10m back in 2015, think he's the ideal short-term replacement for Courtois in case they miss out on Alisson.

But it all depends on Arsenal and whether Emery is comfortable with selling one of his most experienced players to a league rival.

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Well, the Daily Mail claim he is.

Arsenal have offered Chelsea the chance to re-sign Cech as they try to generate funds for new players.

Emery was only given £50m to play with in the summer transfer window so he's looking to sell some of Arsenal's deadwood - and Cech is one player he's happy to let go.

It would be a risky move from the Spaniard to let Cech rejoin Chelsea, though it has to be said the Czech Republican is way past his best.

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