Arsenal ahead, Alex Iwobi, says he was stunned by Petr Cech’s retirement, claiming that the Gunners shot-stopper might have simply performed for one more 4 years. 

The 36-year-old goalkeeper introduced that he would retire on the finish of the present marketing campaign, saying it felt like “the proper time” after spending 20 years as a world-class skilled.

Cech gained 4 Premier League titles and the Champions League throughout his time at Chelsea. Nonetheless, having misplaced his place to Bernd Leno at Arsenal, this season, the Czech worldwide could not see a well beyond the German stopper, and again into the beginning XI. 

Iwobi, who was joined by Shkodran Mustafi, Hector Bellerin, Alexandre Lacazette, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the NBA face-off between the New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards, claimed being stunned by his teammate’s resolution, as he thought the keeper might’ve gone on to play for one more three or 4 years. 

“I used to be [surprised] as a result of he at all times appears to be like good in coaching and each time he performs in a match,” Iwobi informed ​Sky Sports News, talking on the NBA London Sport 2019.

“When he introduced he was retiring I used to be like ‘wow, you can have one other three or 4 years the best way that you simply’re taking part in’.”

“However we’ve to respect his resolution and we’ll need to do our greatest to ensure he ends his profession on a excessive,” he concluded. 


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