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Chelsea boss Mourinho not afraid to bench Cech

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho won't think twice if he feels Petr Cech must be benched.

Thibaut Courtois' arrival has complicated matters for Chelsea's No1.

Cech, 32, has indicated he will not be happy warming the bench but the manager is adamant there will be no sentimentality in the fight for the goalkeeping position.

He said: "Before I had Carlo Cudicini and then I made the decision to give Petr the goal so, if I have to make the decision of putting Petr on the bench, it's not a problem for me.

"If I have to put Courtois on the bench, it is not a problem. The fact that we have two fantastic goalkeepers is not a problem for me. It was logical that Courtois had to be back.

"It would make no sense to have such a great young keeper and not have him back. In the end it will be my decision and nobody else's.

"They have to work hard and wait for my decision, then fight against my decision if they are on the bench."

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