Chelsea boss Mourinho: Schwarzer is just what we needed

The signing of Mark Schwarzer is just the addition Chelsea needed this summer according to Jose Mourinho.

The signing of Mark Schwarzer is just the addition Chelsea needed this summer according to Jose Mourinho.

The 40-year old Australian goalkeeper has joined the Blues from Southwest London rivals Fulham and Mourinho is thrilled to have him as initial back-up to Stamford Bridge veteran Petr Cech.

"Mark Schwarzer is what we need. I never say this one is the first choice and this one is the second and this one is the third, but of course as a starting point Petr Cech is Petr Cech - he is the best in the world with deference to all the others and Mark knows that he comes to be an important member of the squad,” Mourinho told the club’s official website.

"To compete with Petr and to give us in that position what we have in any other position where we have competition and options, giving protection to each other.

"With Mark we have a goalkeeper who has played an incredible number of matches in the last 10 years in the Premier League and he is more than ready for this."

 

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