The Arsenal guy is retiring and does so understanding he is among the maximum achieved goalies in league historical past
The 36-year-old joined Arsenal from Chelsea in 2015 and has made up our minds to deliver down the curtain on a glittering occupation that started in 1999.
“That is my 20th season as a qualified participant and it’s 20 years since I signed my first skilled contract, so it seems like the best time to announce that I can retire on the finish of this season,” he stated.
“Having performed 15 years within the Premier League and gained each and every unmarried trophy imaginable, I think like I’ve completed the whole thing I set out to reach.
“I can proceed to paintings onerous at Arsenal to expectantly win another trophy this season, then I’m having a look ahead to seeing what lifestyles holds for me off the pitch.”
Following the announcement, Arsenal tweeted: “To your consummate professionalism, for being the very best function fashion, for the 50 blank sheets, in your honesty, your integrity and in your inspiring paintings with the Arsenal Basis, we wish to say thanks, Petr Cech.”
Chelsea, in the meantime, referred to as him a champion “off and on the pitch”.
It was once at Stamford Bridge when his occupation actually took off, becoming a member of the membership in 2004 forward of Jose Mourinho’s first season in rate.
At Chelsea he gained 4 Premier League titles, 4 FA Cups, 3 League Cups, the Champions League and Europa League along with preserving a bunch of fresh sheets – right through the 2004/05 season he controlled an unbelievable 24.
And right here, talkSPORT.com appears at what number of he has stored in general compared to different Premier League greats.
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All stats courtesy of Opta