By Jeorge Bird For Mailonline
Published: 20:17 GMT, 4 November 2020 | Updated: 20:17 GMT, 4 November 2020
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
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