Hector Bellerin says Petr Cech is an immense plus for Arsenal

Arsenal's Hector Bellerin and Petr Cech applaud fans after the game

The goalkeeper proved a superb signing for Arsenal last summer.

Arsenal's Petr Cech celebrates at the end of the matchArsenal's Petr Cech celebrates at the end of the match

Speaking to UEFA, Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has said that Petr Cech was a huge plus for Arsenal this past season.

The goalkeeper joined from rivals Chelsea last summer, in a move that was considered a major coup for the Gunners.

After a shaky start, he soon started to perform to the high standard that Chelsea fans became accustomed to during his time at Stamford Bridge.

He ended the season with 16 clean sheets to his name, the most of any goalkeeper in the Premier League in the 2015/16 season.

And Bellerin has hailed him, saying that his Arsenal teammate was an immense plus for Arsene Wenger’s side this past season.

“Petr, for us at Arsenal, is one of the most immense pluses we could have had this season. He's got the Premier League record for clean sheets," he told UEFA.com.

"He makes you feel safer with him behind you. He's perhaps the best goalie I've ever seen and he's helped me grow in experience by chatting to me and sharing things in Spanish.”

Arsenal's Hector Bellerin and Petr Cech applaud fans after the gameArsenal's Hector Bellerin and Petr Cech applaud fans after the game

There is no denying that signing Petr Cech was one of the highlights of what proved to be a disappointing season for Arsenal.

His arrival fixed what has long been a problem area for Arsenal, with many believing that the lack of a top level goalkeeper has held them back for a number of years.

He is now firmly established as their number one and will be hoping for another strong year next season as Arsenal look to bounce back from the disappointment of this year.

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