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Arsenal keeper Cech wants to stay; rejects Napoli approach

Petr Cech wants to stay with Arsenal next season.

Cech's place in the starting XI is now in doubt after Arsenal signed Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen and the Germany international is expected to compete to be first choice under new manager Unai Emery.

And it means that at 36 years of age, Cech could face watching on from the sidelines in the latter stages of his career.

Napoli had offered Cech a chance for regular first-team football but Calciomercato.com says he turned down the approach from the Serie A side.

Napoli will now look to sign Alex Meret or Paris Saint-Germain ace Alphonse Areola, who is said to be the preferred choice of incoming boss Carlo Ancelotti

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