Well, it’s been made official. Petr Cech has finally made his long-awaited return to Chelsea, and how sweet it feels to see the big man return.
On Friday morning, Chelsea official Twitter account confirmed the news with a tweet welcoming the Premier League legend back to Stamford Bridge. However, official confirmation only came after images had been leaked on Thursday showing Cech posing for images at Stamford Bridge.
.@PetrCech is our new Technical and Performance Advisor!
Welcome back, Big Pete! ????
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) June 21, 2019
Cech moved to north London from Chelsea, signing for Arsenal for a fee of £10 million in the summer of 2015.
The 37-year-old enjoyed 11 playing seasons at Chelsea, playing more than 400 games. The former Czech Republic international won 13 major honours with Chelsea, completing a clean sweep of domestic and European trophies during his time at Stamford Bridge.
It seems Cech’s long-awaited return has warmed the hearts of fans on Twitter, with many fans reacting with joy at the news of his return.
Here is a selection of tweets from Chelsea fans on the news of Cech’s return:
His role could be “janitor” and it would still be a great hire. Happy to have him back within the club. Can only be good.
— Alex Goldberg (@AlexGoldberg_) June 21, 2019
ONE DOWN ?
ONE MORE TO GO !! pic.twitter.com/aDNceMnKuA
— Mod (@CFCMod_) June 21, 2019
— ????_???????Kalyjay????? (@gyaigyimi) June 21, 2019
GETTT INNNNNNNN . Welcome Back Big Pete ????????????
— Lamps (@LampardLegacy8) June 21, 2019
— Yazeed (@qp92qp) June 21, 2019
— ??7 (@NGoloFC) June 21, 2019
— Kelvin Maina???????? ???? (@Njugunah01) June 21, 2019