John Terry sends message to Petr Cech on Instagram following Arsenal transfer

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Chelsea captain John Terry has sent a message to Arsenal new boy Petr Cech.

After a decade of playing together at Chelsea, John Terry and Petr Cech share many happy and successful memories.

Cech sealed a transfer to Arsenal on Monday, confirmed by the club's official website, with the blessing of former club Chelsea.

Not all at the club may be entirely comfortable with letting the goalkeeper join their rivals, but captain Terry has reached out to the 33-year-old after the switch.

He wrote on his Instagram page, paying tribute to Cech's Chelsea career, and and also wishing him well:

"Good Luck Big Pete, It's been an absolute pleasure mate, You have won everything and been the very best season after season. CHELSEA LEGEND."

Terry will be surely hoping Cech is not too successful, with Arsenal expected to challenge Chelsea for the Premier League title next season - and he had already warned before the signing of just how valuable the veteran is.

He told TalkSport a week ago: "He will strengthen them for sure. He will save them 12 or 15 points a season... We understand he wants to play first-team football but nobody wants to see him leave the club. He’s going to be sorely missed and will improve any side he goes to."

Cech spent most of last season on the bench for Chelsea behind Thibaut Courtois, but is expected to be Arsenal's first choice goalkeeper next year and beyond as the Gunners bid to end a Premier League trophy drought stretching back more than a decade.


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