Ian Wright: Arsenal star Petr Cech one of best goalkeepers
Ian Wright hails Petr Cech as one of the greatest goalkeepers after Arsenal star's new Premier League record
Ian Wright has hailed Arsenal star Petr Cech as one of the best goalkeepers after the shot stopper set a new Premier League record on Monday night.
The 33-year-old has now kept 170 clean sheets in 352 Premier League appearances after Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Bournemouth at The Emirates.
The Gunners goalkeeper’s tally edged him ahead of former Manchester City and West Ham United goalkeeper David James, who racked up 169 clean sheets during his long career.
Former Arsenal striker Wright, who played with Gunners great David Seaman during his career, heaped praise on the summer signing following their 2-0 win.
Asked about Cech’s impressive record on Monday night, Wright told Match Of The Day: “One of the best, easily.”
Cech moved to Arsenal in a £10m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window.
The Czech Republic international has already kept an amazing eight clean sheets for the Gunners this season.