Petr Cech divulges his personal top-rated Chelsea manager and the individual he considers to have been their most indispensable player.

According to the report from, former Chelsea goalkeeper and legend Petr Cech has revealed who he thinks the Blues’ most important players were during his time at the club. Cech was at Chelsea between 2004 and 2015 and enjoyed much success, playing alongside numerous star names.

Statistics shows that during Cech’s time at Chelsea, he made 494 appearances and won an array of trophies including the Champions League, four league titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups and the Europa League. The former goalkeeper says English stars Frank Lampard and John Terry were of much importance to Chelsea.

Speaking to Sky Sports, when asked who Chelsea’s most important player was in their successful era, Cech said: ‘That’s hard, that’s very hard. If you take English club, it would be either Frank or JT.’

Cech was then pressed on who his favourite manager was at Chelsea, to which he replied Jose Mourinho. Mourinho had two spells as Chelsea manager and won the league three times. Cech added that Carlo Ancelotti was his second favourite Chelsea boss. Ancelotti was in charge of Chelsea between between 2009 and 2011, winning the Premier League in his first season in charge.

Subsequently, Cech was asked who he thinks the best goalkeeper in world football is at present. The 41-year-old went for Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson ahead of Ederson and Thibaut Courtois.

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Cech said: ‘There is a competition between Alisson, Ederson and Courtois. This season Courtois was injured, I’d go with Alisson.’

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher asked Cech if Luis Garcia’s infamous ‘ghost goal’ in the 2005 Champions League semi-final actually went in.

Cech replied: ‘I don’t think it was in. Somebody put the 3D picture. If it was not in it should have been a penalty because I collided with Milan Baros.’

Cech was asked whether Chelsea or Arsenal will win the title next. Cech claimed that Arsenal are more likely to do so and added that they could be champions this season.

He said: At this moment I think Arsenal. This season it will be very close. I actually think Arsenal might do it.’

Cech also stated his best night as a Chelsea goalkeeper was the Champions League final triumph against Bayern Munich in 2012, which included him saving a penalty from Arjen Robben in extra-time.

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