Petr Cech to retire at end of season, Arsenal goalkeeper announces on Twitter

Petr Cech to retire at end of season, Arsenal goalkeeper announces on Twitter

Petr Cech, the Arsenal goalkeeper, will retire at the end of the season, the 36-year-old has announced on Tuesday morning.

Cech, who won four Premier League titles with Chelsea, revealed his decision on Twitter, saying: “This is my 20th season as a professional player and it has been 20 years since I signed my first professional contract, so it feels like the right time to announce that I will retire at the end of the season.

“Having played 15 years in the Premier League, and won every single trophy possible, I feel like I have achieved everything I set out to achieve.

“I will continue to work hard at Arsenal to hopefully win one more trophy this season, then I am looking forward to seeing what life holds for me off the pitch.”

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