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“I don’t know about his long-term future.” Unai Emery casts doubt on Petr Cech’s Arsenal future

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has casted doubt over the long-term future of veteran goalkeeper Petr Cech. The four-time Golden Glove winner plays second fiddle to Bernd Leno.

According to The Sun, Unai Emery revealed that “He doesn’t know about Cech’s long-term future” at the Emirates Stadium. Cech’s start against Blackpool in this weekend’s FA Cup tie could be one of his last in an Arsenal shirt.

Cech looks set to follow in the footsteps of his Gunners teammates Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck by leaving the North London outfit on a free transfer.

Unfortunately Cech may have become a victim of the age-old change between the old guard and the new.

The modern goalkeeper is expected to be extremely comfortable with the ball at his feet and at 36 years of age you can forgive Cech for failing to change his game successfully.

Petr Cech Chelsea trophy

It’s worth noting that Cech’s standing as one of the Premier League’s best ever is undeniable, the 36-year-old has left his mark on the Premier League by setting the bar at a whopping 202 clean sheets. It will take some doing from the likes of Alisson, David De Gea and Ederson to even come close to that number.

Cech’s last outing for the Gunners came in their 2-0 defeat to North London rivals Tottenham in the Carabao Cup quarter-final clash two weeks ago.

Here’s what Emery had to say on Cech’s future with the Gunners:

“I don’t know about Petr’s long-term future.

“That is for the club and player to deal with.

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