Petr Cech wants to play for Manchester United, Arsenal or Paris Saint-Germain

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Petr Cech would like to play for either Manchester United, Arsenal or Paris Saint-Germain if he leaves Chelsea this summer, according to his agent.

The Blues shotstopper has been forced to play second fiddle to Thibaut Courtois this season and has made just six Premier League appearances. That has prompted speculation he could be on his way out of Stamford Bridge in the summer window, and the 32-year-old admitted recently that he has grown 'frustrated' with sitting on the bench.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists he wants Cech to stay and fight for a starting spot, but admitted that owner Roman Abramovich will have the final say over whether he is allowed to join a rival Premier League club.

Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for the shotstopper in recent months, while Paris Saint-Germain have been credited with an interest too. Manchester United may well have entered the race for his signature as speculation increases over David de Gea's future - and according to Czech journalist Karel Häring, Cech's agent has confirmed that he'd be willing to join any one of those three.

He tweeted: "I spoke to Viktor Kolář, Petr Čech´s agent:"Arsenal, United or PSG are all top clubs. And Petr would like to join one of them - definitely."

Mourinho has previously blocked players leaving Chelsea to join rival clubs, however an agreement between Abramovich and Cech, who are said to be close friends, means that the Special One will be overruled on this occasion. 


"Čech´s agent Kolář: "Petr expects that Abramovič not Mourinho will decide about his future, based on their mutual agreement from last year."

Chelsea suffered just their third league loss of the season last night, going down 3-0 against West Brom after Cesc Fabregas was sent off in bizarre circumstances. The Spanish international was shown red by referee Mike Jones for aiming the ball at Chris Brunt's head after a melee in the box between Diego Costa and Gareth McAuley.

Mourinho was less than impressed with the decision and subsequent punishment after the full time whistle: "Three-game ban for this? Jesus Christ. That's harsh to get three games for this."


Cech is good enough to go to either Manchester United, Arsenal or PSG and be a starter from day one, no doubt. 

Of course for Chelsea, PSG would be the best of the three but Arsenal seem to be pushing the hardest. Manchester United are the most interesting case - they seem set to lose David de Gea but have Victor Valdes as back-up. The Spaniard is almost six months into an 18-month deal and only made his first appearance in the last few minutes of Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford.

Does Louis van Gaal trust him to be the main man or will he look to make a move for Cech? Only time will tell.

Who will Petr Cech be playing for next season - Manchester United, Arsenal or Chelsea?

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