Chelsea legend, Petr Cech leaves club
Chelsea football club legend, Petr Cech has left the club becoming the latest high profile figure to depart following Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital’s takeover.
The former goalkeeper, who has been the Blues’ technical and performance advisor since 2019 – follows sporting director Marina Granovskaia and club chairman Bruce Buck in departing the west London side.
In confirming his exit, Cech said, “It has been a huge privilege to perform this role at Chelsea for the past three years. With the club under new ownership, I feel now is the right time for me to step aside.
“I am pleased that the club is now in an excellent position with the new owners, and I am confident of its future success both on and off the pitch.”
Reacting to the former Chelsea goal tender’s exit, the new club owner, Todd Boehly appreciated him for his contributions at the club.
“We understand his decision to step away and thank him for his contributions as an advisor and his commitment to the club and to our community. We wish him the best,” Boehly said.