Chelsea number two goalkeeper Petr Cech has admitted he could leave Stamford Bridge this summer as he is not happy playing second fiddle to Belgium international Thibaut Courtois.
Cech has started only four Premier League games this season for Chelsea after manager Jose Mourinho brought Courtois back to the club from La Liga side Atletico Madrid where he had been on loan for two seasons.
While the 32-year-old shot stopper admits he understands why the Portuguese manager Mourinho has made the younger Courtois his starter, it is not a situation he will put up with past this season, leading to speculation that he will be at another club come the summer.
‘I don’t know what the club’s idea will be. It looks like it works well with me and Thibaut as a duo,’ Cech told the Idnes newspaper.
‘But that can work for one season only. I don’t want another one like this.’
‘There always will be speculation, I leave it for the summer,’ he said.
‘It will be important to sit down with the club, with the manager, to consider all the pros and cons. We will see what will work out the best.’
When asked if the rumours linking him with Real Madrid were true Cech replied: ‘When a specific offer comes I will consider it. There are offers one cannot turn down.’