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Ex-Chelsea great Petr Cech spotted at Stamford Bridge ahead of being announced as sporting director 

Petr Cech has been spotted back at Stamford Bridge ahead of his imminent return to Chelsea as sporting director. 

The 37-year-old, who will officially retire from playing when his Arsenal contract finishes at the end of June, has been heavily linked with the sporting director position at Chelsea.

Cech established himself as a Chelsea legend during his spell at the club, which spanned from 2004 to 2015.

Petr Cech has been spotted at Stamford Bridge as he prepares to return to Chelsea

Petr Cech has been spotted at Stamford Bridge as he prepares to return to Chelsea

Cech, who made over 400 appearances for Chelsea, is regarded highly by the club's fans

Cech, who made over 400 appearances for Chelsea, is regarded highly by the club’s fans

The Czech shot-stopper made over 400 appearances for the Blues and won a wide array of trophies, including four Premier League titles, the Champions League, four FA Cups, three League Cups and the Europa League. 

It is anticipated that Cech will be a long-awaited replacement for Michael Emenalo, who left his position as Chelsea’s technical director in November 2017.

Chelsea are likely to confirm Cech’s appointment soon in a move that will undoubtedly please supporters.  

It is anticipated that Cech will be a long-awaited replacement for Michael Emenalo

It is anticipated that Cech will be a long-awaited replacement for Michael Emenalo

Cech, who joined Chelsea as a player in 2004, is set to form part of a new structure at Chelsea

Cech, who joined Chelsea as a player in 2004, is set to form part of a new structure at Chelsea

Cech’s final game of his playing career came against Chelsea as Arsenal were beaten 4-1 in the Europa League final last month. 

There has been much change at Chelsea already this summer, with manager Maurizio Sarri having left for Juventus, with Frank Lampard the favourite to replace him. 

Original article: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7164383/Ex-Chelsea-great-Petr-Cech-spotted-Stamford-Bridge-ahead-announced-sporting-director.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490

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