Ozil, Ramsey and more: Arsenal stars react to Cech signing on Twitter
Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey are among the tweeters after Petr Cech signs for Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey and Hector Bellerin were among the Arsenal players to take to social media to reveal their excitement at seeing Petr Cech sign for the north London club on Monday afternoon.
The Gunners clinched the signing of the shot-stopper on Monday after Chelsea agreed to let the goalkeeper move across London to join their local rivals.
News of Arsenal’s first signing of the summer inevitably prompted plenty of activity on social media, and here are some of our favourite updates to the news from some of the Gunners squad.
The man himself Petr Cech (@PetrCech) takes to Twitter after the news is confirmed at around 15:30 BST on Monday: “I would like to thank everyone who helped make this happen both @ChelseaFC & @Arsenal especially Roman Abramovich & my agents Sports Invest.”
Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerín @HectorBellerin) keeps it short and sweet: “#WelcomeCech”
Gunners midfielder Aaron Ramsey (@AaronRamsey) is clearly excited by the transfer: “Wow what a signing! One of the best @premierleague keepers ever! Welcome @PetrCech…”
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil (@MesutOzil1088) chimes in after confirmation of the news: “From blue to red – welcome @PetrCech to the @Arsenal family! #YaGunnersYa #AFC #COYG #WelcomeCech”
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is equally happy about the deal: “Scored my first ever arsenal goal against him – delighted to welcome @petrcech to @arsenal !!! #WelcomeCech”
To which Cech responded: “@theowalcott @Arsenal thank you. Happy it won’t happen again.”