New Arsenal keeper Petr Cech wants ‘to be a part of the spine of the team. Cech reveals he will wear No 33 shirt between the sticks for the Gunners. Spine has 33 vertabrae and 33-year-old played 333 Premier League games, Petr Cech tweeted. Quite philosophical. Signed a 3 year contract with Arsenal. Expect magical moments with Petr cech in Arsenal. Trophy laden years ahead. Quite significant.
Just 24 hours after completing his first training session with his new club, Petr Cech has announced the squad number he will wear for Arsenal.
He may be the Gunners undisputed No 1 heading into the forthcoming season, but Cech has decided that No 33 will be more appropriate for his career at the Emirates Stadium.
And he took to Twitter on Saturday to tell us the reasons why.
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