Edouard Mendy Sends Petr Cech Heartfelt Message After Chelsea Legend Confirmed His Exit From Club

Edouard Mendy Sends Petr Cech Heartfelt Message After Chelsea Legend Confirmed His Exit From Club

  • Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has left a touching message to the departing Technical Advisor and club legend Petr Cech
  • It was conformed earlier this week that Cech would be exiting his role as the new owner Todd Boehly continues with his overhaul
  • Cech is the person who scouted Mendy and recommended him to the club back in 2020 and has since been vindicated by his performances

Edouard Mendy has penned a moving message to Petr Cech who left his official role at Chelsea earlier this week.

Cech was serving as the Performance and Technical advisor but he was part of the casualties as new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly continues with his revamp.

Edouard Mendy, Petr Cech, Todd Boehly, Chelsea, farewell message.
Petr Cech recommended Edouard Mendy to Chelsea in 2020.
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Before taking up the role, he built a name for himself on the pitch and is undoubtedly the best Chelsea goalkeeper in history. Cech was instrumental in Chelsea's title-winning seasons. He will be remembered fondly by the Blues folklore for his penalty-saving heroics in the 2012 Champions League.

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But the current number one choice at Chelsea Mendy will remember him for different reasons. Cech is credited as the person who scouted Mendy and followed up on signing from Rennes in 2020.

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Chelsea at that time were struggling between the sticks with Kepa Arrizabalaga doing little to inspire confidence. Mendy arrived at Stamford Bridge and was immediately thrust into action by then manager, Frank Lampard.

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The Senegalese shot-stopper has since repaid Cech's faith in him by putting on dazzling performances. He has led Chelsea to triumphs in the Champions League, Super Cup and the Club World Cup. Individually, he has won the FIFA Best Goalkeeper award.

He took to Instagram to thank the person who brought him to the limelight.

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Petr Cech, I want to thank you for all the moments, all the training and all the learnings we have shared together. Thank you for your trust.
I wish you a brilliant future in your upcoming challenges.

Mendy is expected to remain as Thomas Tuchel's first-choice goalkeeper next season.

Petr Cech explains his departure from Chelsea

Sports Brief had earlier reported that former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech who returned to Stamford Bridge as the technical and performance advisor in 2019, has officially announced his exit.

Cech is leaving his position as the summer shake-up continues at the London club following the takeover by new chairman Todd Boehly.

Key figures have departed the club, including sporting director Marina Granovskaia and former chairman Bruce Buck since the Boehly-led consortium took over.

Source: SportsBrief.com