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AWESOME! Petr Cech to make Chelsea playing return against Spurs Monday

Chelsea transfers chief Petr Cech is set for a playing return tomorrow night.

The Athletic says Cech is set to make a sensational return to the pitch for Chelsea as he is set to play for the development squad against Tottenham in a Premier League 2 fixture on Monday.

Chelsea's technical and performance director has not played competitively since the Europa League final in May 2019, but has been keeping fit and training with Frank Lampard's squad after he was registered as emergency cover in their Premier League squad list in October.

After hanging up his boots, Cech kept active by partaking in another passion of his in ice hockey, but he is now back in the picture at Cobham and is set to put on his gloves once again.

Lucas Bergstrom, the side's regular goalkeeper, played for the Under-18 side on Saturday and they do not want him playing two matches in three days.

Croatian goalkeeper Karlo Ziger would usually be the next choice, but he is currently part of the first-team bubble and they would rather he remain with Frank Lampard's team rather than go through the hassle of covid-19 testing before re-joining the first team.

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