Report: Arsenal close to signing deal over Čech
The English Premier League club Arsenal is reportedly moving closer to a deal to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech, the daily idnes.cz reported on Thursday. According to the website, Čech’s manager Viktor Kolář was recently in London to discuss the player’s future. According to the British media, Arsenal manager Arséne Wenger is currently willing to make a bid of up to 10 million pounds (around 382 million crowns) for Čech. The 32-year-old Czech has been second choice ‘keeper for Chelsea after Belgian Thibaut Courtois since the start of this season. Čech is said to be keen to stay on in London and he previously told journalists he was ready to change clubs during the summer transfer window, which starts on 1 July.