• Arsenal captain says goalkeeper’s move from Chelsea has been major boost
• Adds that Cech’s arrival is part of process to keep best players and add quality
Petr Cech is providing the inspiration to make his Arsenal team-mates believe they can challenge for the Premier League title next season, according to the club’s captain, Mikel Arteta.
He described the goalkeeper’s move from the champions Chelsea as a “very serious” statement by Arsenal and said: “His ambition is still there even though he has won everything in England and in Europe. Those type of signings give a lift to the whole team. He’s not just a good goalkeeper. He has experience and ambition. The decision he made to come here after being a legend at Chelsea was not easy.