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Chelsea boss Mourinho won't shut door on Cech

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists Petr Cech could soon be recalled after Thibaut Courtois was in goal for victory at Burnley.

Cech has scarcely let down Chelsea in a decade as first-choice goalkeeper, so Mourinho has no doubt he will keep the player a decade a junior on his toes.

Mourinho said: "Thibaut Courtois is my number one tonight against Burnley.

"I don't make decisions for the season, I make decisions for a match.

"Obviously a goalkeeper is not the kind of player you change match after match, you must give a bit of stability, but this is about performances so Thibaut has to know that having a goalkeeper of Petr's level sitting on the bench, it means from him (we want a) high level of performances.

"Ten years ago I also had a very difficult decision to make when we had (Carlo) Cudicini giving fantastic performances in Chelsea's goal for many years.

"I had in my hands a 22-year-old goalkeeper I thought could be in Chelsea's goals for years and years and years and this situation is quite similar."

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