Chelsea Fans Give Emotional Farewell To Petr Cech As Legendary Goal Keeper Joins Arsenal

After weeks of speculation, Chelsea FC legend Petr Cech has signed for the London clubs city rivals Arsenal FC in a move worth £10 million.

Rumour mills were buzzing even before the season ended about the record breaking goal-keeper’s future at Stamford Bridge, with some claiming that the star goalie will leave for French giants PSG.

But Cech who had joined Chelsea in 2004 from Rennes, chose to stay in London and continue playing the Premier League.

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Chelsea Fans Give Emotional Farewell To Petr Cech As Legendary Goal Keeper Joins Arsenal

Cech was allowed to leave for direct rivals in honour of his service and legacy at the club by owner Roman Abramovich.

Cech has signed a four-year contract with the Gunners, worth £100,000-per-week.

Arsenal management and fans were delighted to sign one of the best goal-keepers in the world for a comparitively bargain price, a move that will most likely strengthens the North-London based clubs quest for the league title next season.

Petr Cech posted an emotional letter for the Chelsea fans and management, thanking them for the support he recieved during his 11 year stay at the club.

Chelsea FC official twitter account posted a picture message for the former jersey number 1 player.

Moments after the huge announcement, tributes started pouring in for the departing legend by the Blue fans around the world.

Some thanked the legend for his contributions, others said “If big Pete’s happy, I’m happy”

Videos and Vines of some of the greatest saves of his Chelsea career went viral on social media, with this save from the 2012 Champions League Final being the fan favorite.

Chelsea will surely miss the goalkeeper who was one of the strongest pillars of the team in the last decade and the architect of the greatest night in the clubs history, ‘the 2012 UCL final’, but the club and owners showed immense class by letting the player go to a direct rival to respect his service and loyalty towards the club.

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Abhishek Chaudhary
Abhishek Chaudhary = The Blues, who have left an indelible impression on his life. Factoid :- He cried inconsolably for a week when Jose Mourinho was sacked by the bosses at Stamford Bridge 2nd time round. His passion for the beautiful game is only matched by his fascination for beer! Supports Chelsea

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