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Chelsea have appointed former goalkeeper Petr Cech as the club’s new technical and performance advisor.

Cech ended his career with Arsenal last season and has now returned tot eh club he made 494 appearances during a trophy-laden. The 37-year-old hanged his boots at the end of last season, making his final appearance for the Gunners in the finals of Europa League.  

According to Chelsea, Cech’s role will include providing advice on all football and performance matters, as well as facilitating links between the first team and the club’s academy.

“I feel very privileged to have this opportunity to join Chelsea again and help create the best possible high-level performance environment to continue the success the club has had over the past 15 years,” said Cech.

“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.”

During his stay at Chelsea, Cech won 15 trophies registering 228 clean sheets.

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