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Petr Cech: Chelsea Most Profitable Transfer In History

The blues have been known for their transfer market prowess since Roman Abramovich took over the club in 2004. 

Their ability to Spring surprises and break transfer records even the British transfer record is well-known all over the football World.

while it is evidence that not all players acquired since he took over are deemed successful, some have been a major flop. But among the wonderful set of players acquired over the years, there is one which is considered by fans and most ardent blues followers as the most profitable of them all and it is no other than Petr Čech.

 Who Is Peter Cech

The Czech International first moved abroad when he relocated to France to join the Ligue 1 outfit Rennes for a fee of €5.5 million ( £3.9 million) in 2002.

He became the subject of a then club-record transfer for a goal keeper when he moved to the Premier League side Chelsea for a fee of £7million ( €9.8 million) in 2004.

What Made Čech The Most Profitable Chelsea Transfer Of All Time? 

Čech played for the blues from 2004 to 2015 and during his 11 years association with the club, Čech made 484 senior appearances making him the club highest oversee appearance maker. 

He also helped the Club win four Premier League titles, four FA cups, three League cups, one UEFA Champions League and one Europa League title. 

Along the way to this wonderful hall of trophy The former Chelsea goalkeeper made some incredible save and he currently hold the Chelsea all-time record for clean sheets with 228 clean sheet, a fit that no other Chelsea goalkeeper has been able to beat.

 It is amazing that Chelsea signed Petr Čech for £9.8 million in 2004, kept him for 11 years and won every Club competition with him, then sold him to his retirement home Arsenal for £12 million. 

Then he came back and helped Chelsea buy Mendy and trained him to win Chelsea second Champions League trophy and currently serve as the club technical director. 

This is obviously one of the best transfer in the history of Chelsea football club. 

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