BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal Announce Signing of Multiple Award Winner.


It's done anf dusted! Arsenal Football Club have finally put an end to any doubts that might have been running through our minds over the possibility of Petr Cech making a switch to the Emirates Stadium.

Petr Cech has signed a long-term deal and completed a move from Chelsea to Arsenal for an undisclosed fee. It is usual for the club not to tell us how much they paid to get a particular player but we do get to know that from other sources. According to Sky Sports, the Gunners coughed out £10.9million in order to secure the deal.

The 33-year-old was at Stamford Bridge for 11 years and had to depart after losing his place as first choice goalkeeper to Thibaut Courtois. He had it in mind to join Arsenal against the wish of Jose Mourinho who would have loved to see him play outside England but unfortunately for the Portuguese manager, he was not in the position to tell the Czech Republic international where to go.

Cech made over 400 appearances for Chelsea, winning several personal and team awards. His exceptional quality in goal saw him win the Golden Glove award on three different occasions. He has also won the Czech Footballer of the Year award seven times.

He made his international debut in the year 2002 and has since had 114 caps for his national team.

Chmel Blsany was Cech's first club. It is located in his home country. From there he moved to Sparta Prague. He joined Rennes in France in 2002, before arriving in the Premier League with Chelsea in 2004.

Speaking on the move, Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger said: “Petr Cech is a player that I have admired for a long time and I am very pleased that he has decided to join us. He has proven over many seasons that he is one of the outstanding keepers in the world and he will add great strength to our squad.”

Cech had his first interview and expressed delight over his new-found club. He said: “I’m really excited about joining Arsenal Football Club and can't wait to join up for pre-season. I have the same commitment to football, the same motivation and the same hunger for success as I had at the beginning of my career, and I love the challenges brought by the top quality players you face while playing in the Premier League. When Arsène Wenger spoke to me about his ambitions for this club, and how he saw me as part of this team, the decision was clear.”

Cech has already undergone is medical and will meet up with the rest of his teammates soon in order to begin preparations for the 2015/16 season. Welcome Cech! We hope to see you succeed with us.

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