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Petr Cech Injury: Updates on Arsenal Goalkeeper's Hamstring and Return

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech warms up ahead of his team's soccer match against Everton for the Barclays Asia Trophy in Singapore, Saturday, July 18, 2015.(AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
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Rory MarsdenFeatured ColumnistMarch 2, 2016

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech suffered a hamstring injury ahead of the March 5 clash with Tottenham Hotspur. He is ready to return for the Gunners.

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Saturday, April 9

The stopper was named on Arsenal's bench for the Premier League visit to West Ham United.


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Although Colombian David Ospina is an able No. 2, he does not have the expertise of the Czech Republic international and is prone to mistakes.

Cech has made a significant impact since arriving at the Emirates Stadium from Chelsea in summer 2015 for £10 million, and he is the undisputed No. 1 at Arsenal.

The Czech Republic international solved a long-term goalkeeping issue that had previously seen an overreliance on Wojciech Szczesny.

His experience and calmness between the posts are greatly missed, and Wenger will hope for a swift return to boost Arsenal's Premier League title hopes.

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