Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has welcomed our new signing Petr Cech and seemingly confirmed that he’s set to deputise for the legendary shot-stopper.
Theo Walcott, Mesut Ozil, Kieran Gibbs, and Aaron Ramsey have also been quick to welcome the 33-year-old, with Walcott in particular enjoying a light-hearted exchange with his former rival on Twitter.
Szczesny’s comments are the most intriguing after he professed that he was keen to “learn” from Cech, indicating that he expects to become the former Chelsea man’s understudy next season.
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Our first team stars are clearly excited to see a truly world class player enter our dressing room once again this summer, following on from the recent signings of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.
Cech may just surpass the aforementioned duo in terms of the magnitude surrounding his deal and given that we’ve taken him from a direct rival.
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With a number of league titles to his name, Cech has demonstrated that he still possesses the hunger to win more trophies by joining us and being determined to compete at the top-level.
Here are some of our first team stars welcoming Cech to the club.
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) June 29, 2015
— Kieran Gibbs (@KieranGibbs) June 29, 2015
— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) June 29, 2015
— Theo Walcott (@theowalcott) June 29, 2015