Mourinho unhappy, as Cech completes Arsenal move
An angry Mourinho watched helpless as Arsenal completed the signing of from in an £11m deal.
The Gunners face their London rivals in the Community Shield at Wembley in the traditional season curtain-raiser, one week before the Premier League kicks off in August.
Cech’s deal is thought to be worth £100,000-a-week, making him the highest paid goalkeeper in the history of the club, as well as one of the highest paid in the Premier League.
In signing, he becomes Arsenal’s first signing of the summer, beating off competition from Paris Saint-Germain.
Cech is thought to have chosen a stay in London because his family is settled in the capital. He lost his starting place in the Chelsea line-up early last season, as Belgian sensation Thibaut Courtois returned from loan at Atletico Madrid and proved to be one of the league’s top performers.
The 33-year-old’s arrival at the Emirates could open the exit for both Wojciech Szczesny and David Ospina, who have been linked with moves away.
Szczesny is linked with a move to Roma but is thought to want to stay with Arsenal and fight for his place. Ospina is close to a £4million switch to Turkish giants Fenerbahce.
Mourinho insists the club legend should sit on the bench against his will for the remaining year of his contract or, failing that, be flogged abroad.
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