Petr Cech, Juan Mata available against Newcastle on Saturday

Mike Stobe

Petr Cech will be available to be selected against Newcastle United on Saturday, tough break for Ross Turnbull

Goalkeeper Petr Cech has been out with injury lately, and Chelsea fans have had to deal with Ross Turnbull in goal while the Czech international was recovering. It's been a bit hard to watch, as Turnbull is nowhere near the world class keeper that we've gotten used to since Petr Cech took over at Chelsea.

It sounds like Saturday will be a nice treat for the fans then, as the club has announced today that Cech is recovered enough from his injury to be available for selection. If fit, this is an easy enough choice that even Rafa Benitez couldn't screw it up.

Juan Mata had picked up a minor knock in our last game as well, but the announcement says that it's not enough to force him to miss Saturday's contest entirely. We'll see whether or not he starts, but with Victor Moses and Eden Hazard both still unavailable, I'd certainly hope he can.


Follow us on Twitter

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join We Ain't Got No History

You must be a member of We Ain't Got No History to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at We Ain't Got No History. You should read them.

Join We Ain't Got No History

You must be a member of We Ain't Got No History to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at We Ain't Got No History. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker