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Arsenal reject Chelsea attempt to swap Cech for star midfielder

Chelsea have asked for Arsenal star Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain to be included in the Gunners’ deal for Petr Cech, according to reports from the Mirror.

Cech has been heavily linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this past season following last summer’s return of Thibaut Courtois from Atletico Madrid.

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And the Czech Republic international is keen to leave, with the Gunners interested in signing the Blues veteran.

However, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is reluctant to let Cech join a rival club without a fight, and has made a cheeky attempt to bring one of Arsenal’s key midfielders in a potential swap deal.

But, Arsenal have immediately rejected the offer, and are still pushing for a straight £10million cash deal for the 33-year-old shot-stopper.

The Gunners may have to move quickly to secure Cech’s services, as Ligue-1 giants Paris Saint-Germain are also preparing a bid of their own.

The former Rennes ace has spent 11 years at Stamford Bridge, winning four Premier League titles, four FA Cups, one Europa League medal, and a Champions League trophy.

Article title: Arsenal reject Chelsea attempt to swap Cech for star midfielder

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