Arsenal goalkeeper announces retirement from football

Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech, has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the season.

Cech has spent 15 years in the Premier League, during which time he played for Chelsea and Arsenal and won multiple trophies.

In a statement released on Tuesday, the former Czech number one said: “This is my 20th season as a professional player and it has been 20 years since I signed my first professional contract, so it feels like the right time to announce that I will retire at the end of the season.

“Having played 15 years in the Premier League, and won every single trophy possible, I feel like I have achieved everything I set out to achieve.

“I will continue to work hard at Arsenal to hopefully win one more trophy this season, then I am looking forward to seeing what life holds for me off the pitch.”

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