Vicente Calderon

Next Game

A Madrid v Chelsea

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 19:45

Champions League Semi-Final

Vicente Calderon

Last Game

A Madrid 2 - 0 Elche

Friday, 18 April 2014, 19:30

Spanish Primera BBVA

Cech calm on Courtois return

Chelsea keeper Petr Cech does not feel under any extra pressure concerning Thibaut Courtois returning to Stamford Bridge next summer.

Last Updated: 23/12/13 at 18:44 Post Comment    Bet with SkyBet  Chelsea Specials 13/14 To Win a Trophy: To Win Any Trophy 13/8

Petr Cech: Not feeling under extra pressure concerning Thibaut Courtois

Petr Cech: Not feeling under extra pressure concerning Thibaut Courtois

The 21-year-old is currently on a season-long loan at Atletico Madrid - his third in a row with the La Liga outfit - but it is thought he is unlikely to go out on loan for a fourth consecutive year next summer.

Cech, who has been at Chelsea for almost ten years, is relaxed about the situation, having endured speculation throughout his time at the Blues.

In comments reported by isport.blesk.cz, Cech is quoted as saying: "It is the decision of the club.

"The only thing I can do is to perform as best as possible and convince the coach that I still deserve the position in the goal.

"I have been here for almost ten years and there has been plenty of speculation on that. I can think of the names of 20 goalkeepers (linked to the club) in all that time

"I'm used to that and not really worried because, anyway, everyone is on the same starting line at the beginning of every summer."

No pressure

He added: "We will see in the summer. I don't feel any extra pressure. When the day comes when someone comes and is better than me, then it will happen.

"As I mentioned before, the speculation has been here all the time. I am just trying to do the same and won't change."

Asked how long he wishes to continue, the 32-year-old replied: "It's hard to predict anything in football.

"As long as I'm relatively healthy and my body will let me continue, I will continue. Touch wood, at the moment nothing is preventing me from training at 100 per cent.

"It may happen that with age a problem will appear and then my ideas and plans naturally would be irrelevant.

"I have been doing everything to stay fit. Up to what age I will be able to on the professional level, I can't tell. It will also depend on how long I can have the joy (of playing)."

Bet with SkyBet  Chelsea Specials 13/14 To Win a Trophy: To Win Any Trophy 13/8

Related News

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

may well get slated by other United fans for this, but out of the three contenders, I'd far prefer Liverpool to win the title. Yes some elements of their fanbase can be a bit OTT, yes they're our biggest rivals and yes it will make our poor season feel even more like the end of an era (Fergie's gone, Liverpool are back on top). However I just have to applaud Brendan Rodgers and the way he's turned Liverpool around in just a couple of seasons. It...

Mike_Christie
Please Stop Telling Us What To Think

H

ooray! We are all excited now, we beat a very mediocre team! With all due respect to WHU supporters, not winning that game shouldn't even be a consideration. This is the problem, there is no winning mentality at the Emirates - we're all congratulating ourselves beating a team that we have a winning record against.

TheWhiz
Wenger hails important win

I

s this meant to be an aspiration for United supporters? Moyes mediocrity strikes again. I see the Bayern boys don't want to sign for him, and his reputation amongst the senior European coaches make other key signings unlikely.

redbornandbred
De Gea's Europa League target

Footer 365

Premier League: Steven Gerrard hopes 'phenomenal' Brendan Rodgers enjoys long Liverpool reign

Captain Steven Gerrard has hailed Brendan Rodgers as "phenomenal" and hopes the manager can build a legacy at Liverpool.

World Cup 2014: Jack Wilshere in good shape for England, says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is confident England midfielder Jack Wilshere will be in good shape for the World Cup.

Premier League: Chelsea's Jose Mourinho 'congratulates' officials after loss to Sunderland

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho fired a thinly-veiled criticism at the officials after the 2-1 home defeat to Sunderland.

Mail Box

Kieran's Not The Only One Keeping Notes

Another chap in the mailbox has been keeping notes on comments made by optimistic Man United fans. Plus, Garey Vance is offering a double-or-quits on his new tattoo...

Mignolet Is The Reason For Liverpool Flying

Mignolet's bad kicking is the reason for Liverpool's success, whilst one man keep notes on F365 mails. Plus England excitement, Arteta and a bad Walsall experience...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property