Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has revealed that he doesn't know whether he will play for the club again after starring in the side's end of season tour.
As reported by the Mirror, the goalkeeper, who endured a tricky campaign at Stamford Bridge after Belgian international Thibaut Courtois overtook him as the club's No.1 'keeper, has insisted that he won't make a decision over his future until after next week's international matches.
The experienced 'keeper is set to meet up with the Czech Republic national team, and it appears that he will stay focused on his side's Euro 2016 qualifier against Iceland.
Unsurprisingly, the future of Cech has caused much debate of late, with the goalkeeper still recognised as one of the best in world football.
In fact, the player has even been linked with a stunning move to one of Chelsea's Premier League rivals, with the same report revealing that the duo of Manchester United and Arsenal are still in the race to sign him.
United and Arsenal, though, may well have to wait, with Cech in no rush to decide his next step in the game.
When asked if he had played his last game for Chelsea, the shot-stopper stated: “I don’t know.
“I will fly back now and join the national team. Then when the season is over I will weigh up my options and decide.I won’t think about it now. When the decision is made I will tell you.
“At the moment it’s all just speculation. I’m not even thinking about it. I’m just going back to join the national team and then I will think about it.”
United and Arsenal in need
Of course, regarding Manchester United, much depends on the future of David de Gea, but they surely must look at Cech if the Spaniard moves on in the near future. Victor Valdes would no doubt prove a steady 'keeper for the club, but Chelsea's shot-stopper would make a brilliant signing for the Red Devils as they go about improvement.
Arsenal, on the other hand, despite having the duo of Wojciech Szczesny and David Ospina at their disposal, are in need of a world-class goalkeeper between the sticks at the Emirates. At the end of the day, Cech would be a step up from either of the goalkeepers in north London, so Arsene Wenger must swoop.
Let's be honest, though, even if Cech decides he wants to move on, it won't be easy for either United or Arsenal to sign him. Will Chelsea, Jose Mourinho and Co. really offload the star to one of their great rivals? It's surely unlikely, as he could still prove his credentials in England's elite division for a number of years to come. Stranger things have happened, though.
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