Petr Cech on returning to Chelsea with Arsenal in the Premier League

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Cech returns to the club he left in the summer when Arsenal travel to Chelsea on Saturday.

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has been talking about returning to Stamford Bridge to take on his former club Chelsea next weekend in the Premier League

Cech returns to the club where he played for 11 years when they meet on Saturday lunchtime, and he will be going there in order to keep the pressure on his old club who have endured a miserable start to the Premier League season.

The Czech international is quoted in the London Evening Standard saying: "I go to a familiar place but most important for me will be to win the game. That’s the way it goes.

“Obviously it will be new to play against Chelsea but when you start playing the game the only concern you have is ‘can I play my best game and can we win?’

“In a way it is nice that I spent so much time there. That I know every corner of the stadium and the space, so for me there will be no surprises."

Cech didn't have the best start to life at the Gunners after their 2-0 opening day defeat to West Ham United in the Premier League but they have recovered to sit in the top four at this early stage of the season, five points behind Manchester City but six points ahead of their London rivals.

Chelsea will be keen on getting a win against Arsenal in order to send out a message that they can recover from their awful start to the season and mount a good title defence despite being 11 points off the pace.

In the meantime the two sides will get their Champions League group stage campaigns underway and it will be interesting, in particular with Jose Mourinho's side, as to just how they will get on.

A win for Chelsea against Maccabi Tel Aviv will be exactly what they need and they will hope it will be something they can use to generate some momentum in order to breathe some life into their season. 

For Arsenal, they will be keen to land a blow on the Blues. The Gunners have recovered from their opening day defeat by taking 10 points from their other four games, whereas Chelsea have suffered three defeats from their opening five games. 

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