Ex-Chelsea GK Cech signs with the hockey team

Petr Cech, often considered one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League, will continue his efforts - but this time on ice skates.

Former Chelsea and Arsenal goaltender signed a one-year contract with the Guildford Phoenix semi-professional ice hockey club in England Wednesday

"I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to play with the Phoenix to gain the experience of the match" said Cech in a statement issued by the club . "I hope I can help this young team reach its goals this season and try to win as many games as possible when I have the chance to play.

"After 20 years of professional football, it will be an excellent My gambling experience has been exciting. "

Phoenix head coach Milos Melicherik said the former international of the Czech Republic could make his debut on Sunday.

ice hockey aficionado having played in a testimony from former NHL player Martin Havlat in 2017.

Cech is a technical advisor for Chelsea, where he played ten seasons and won four Premier League and 2012 Champions League titles at 2013. After stints at Stamford Bridge, he played four more campaigns at London rival Arsenal before retiring from football last year.

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