Report: PSG bid to financially outmuscle Arsenal in race for Petr Cech

Paris Saint-Germain are plotting a big-money move for Petr Cech.

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are plotting a five-year £39 million offer to Chelsea custodian Petr Cech as they look to beat Arsenal to his signature, the Mirror report.

The Czech Republic international’s future with the Blues looks to be drawing to a close as Thibaut Courtois’ rise to prominence has restricted the goalkeeper to a regular place on the bench.

Cech is still very much a world class shot-stopper, and a fight for his signature seems to be underway as both Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain want him as their number one.

The Gunners need a new keeper and recent reports in the Daily Mail placed them as the favourites to land the 33-year-old, owing to Cech’s preference to keep his family in London.

However, fresh reports reveal how Les Parisiens aren’t going to give up easily and they have indicated their willingness to shell out £150,000-a-week to take him to the French capital.

“Paris Saint-Germain are trying to tempt Petr Cech to join them rather than Arsenal with a staggering £39million contract. Moneybags French champions PSG have indicated they are ready to offer Chelsea goalkeeper Cech a £150,000-a-week five-year deal,” reports claim.

Cech started just six Premier League matches last season and made it clear his reluctance to endure a similar fate next season, forcing the West Londoners to make a decision.

Despite Arsenal evidently being Premier League title rivals, it appears boss Jose Mourinho has reluctantly agreed to the prospect of his former number one trading Stamford Bridge for North London.

However, a potential deal is still some way off and PSG appear unwilling to throw in the towel just yet.

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