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'I've watched 30 goalkeepers in the last 18 months and he was the one who came to mind': Petr Cech was struck by talent of Edouard Mendy and reveals role in spotting Chelsea No 1 Petr Cech reveals that he played a part in Chelsea's signing of Edouard Mendy  Cech was hugely impressed when he watched the 28-year-old at Rennes  Frank Lampard revealed Mendy gave him advice ahead of facing his old club 

By Jeorge Bird For Mailonline

Published: 20:17 GMT, 4 November 2020 | Updated: 20:17 GMT, 4 November 2020

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Petr Cech has revealed that he was hugely impressed by the talent of Edouard Mendy when Chelsea were considering a move for the goalkeeper.

After enduring much frustration in the goalkeeping department as Kepa Arrizabalaga frequently made mistakes, Mendy has been a considerably calmer presence between the sticks since making the switch from Rennes in September.  

Cech, Chelsea's technical advisor, disclosed that he played a part in the signing of Mendy and admitted that the 28-year-old stood out amidst the 30 goalkeepers that he watched. 

Petr Cech revealed that he was very impressed by Edouard Mendy's performances at Rennes

Petr Cech revealed that he was very impressed by Edouard Mendy's performances at Rennes

Cech said: 'I gave my input [on Mendy’s signing], because we wanted to add a slightly different type of keeper. With Kepa going through a difficult moment, we decided to add to our goalkeeping group.

'I have to give credit to Christophe Lollichon when he

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