Chelsea star 'could have been a Gunner'

Published Add your comment

Football News

Chelsea’s star goalkeeper Peter Cech has opened up about nearly signing for Arsenal, as Gunners manager Arsene Wenger faces a goalkeeper injury crisis in the race for the title.

“Before I went to Rennes I was watched by Arsenal, but when I couldn't get a work permit the situation was missed,” the Czech international told reporters.


“At the last minute I think the person who was the chief scout at Arsenal didn't think I was good enough for the English league. So in the end it didn't happen.”

With Wojciech Szczesny and Lukasz Fabianski both injured for Arsenal, Wenger is being forced to use out of form Manuel Almunia as starting goal keeper. The Gunners manager will no doubt be stung by the possibility of being able to have Cech available to him during what has been labeled a goalkeeping crisis for Arsenal.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again