And it was reported Cech would wear a special face mask in order to play again this term - but that has been denied by one of his agents.
Indeed, David Travnicek suggests Cech will need little more than a heavy-duty plaster.
"We need something that will fix Petr's wound so that it won't get banged again," Travnicek told Sport.
"He does not need any cover. A good plaster will protect the wound well enough."