English Premiership

Jose backs Cech to stay

2014-08-19 11:02
Petr Cech (File)
Cape Town -Chelsea's former number one goal keeper Petr Cech has lost his place to Thibaut Courtois, who got the nod ahead of him in last night's premier League opener, but Blues manager Jose Mourinho is backing the Czech to stay at the Bridge and fight for his place.

Cech missed out on Chelsea's 3-1 win over Burnley, but Mourinho admitted he would be disappointed to see him go.


The Portuguese manager told Sky Sports: "Petr Cech was disappointed but football is sometimes like this, players can often be unhappy and be unhappy with managers. But between the group of players and their mates they have to be supportive.

"I hope he doesn't want to go and I hope he doesn't have offers to go and if he does have offers he refuses to go. I would be delighted to have two of the best goalkeepers in the world in my squad."

"I hope that he'll fight for his place and he will not sit in a comfortable chair and accept the position. He's a winner and he's a fighter and he will fight for his place."

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