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BREAKING: Petr Cech returns to Chelsea

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Former Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech returns to Chelsea as Technical and Performance Advisor.

The focus of the job will be to provide advice on all football and performance matters throughout the club as well as embed and facilitate strong links between our men’s and academy teams, ensuring that the various support departments are working together effectively,” the statement reads.

The 37-year-old said: “I feel very privileged to have this opportunity to join Chelsea FC again and help create the best possible high-level performance environment to continue the success the club has had over the past 15 years . I’m looking forward to the new challenge and hope I can use all of my football knowledge and experience to help the team achieve even more success in the future.”

Cech spent 11 years as a player at Chelsea, winning every domestic and European club honour. He left to join Arsenal in 2015 but retired at the end of the season.

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