Petr Cech Optimistic Arsenal Can Compete in the Premier League
Arsenal’s victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield final makes the Gunners goalkeeper Petr Cech, optimistic that his team has the power to compete in the Premier League.
Arsenal won 4-1 in a penalty shootout in a match at Wembley Stadium, London, Sunday (06/08/2017).
Previously, both teams drew 1-1 at normal time.
According to Cech, his team’s performance has proven the strength of their squad.
“We played without a lot of core players, but this game shows all Arsenal players ready to compete to be a starter,” said Cech.
The Czech keeper gave an example of the presence of Sead Kolasinac who appeared to replace Per Mertesacker.
“Sead comes on for Per and he’s good – all substitutes help keep the quality on the pitch,” Cech said.
“The best thing is that Arsenal shows we are ready to compete,” he said.