Cech impressed with special qualities in squad

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Petr Cech has been impressed with the squad since his arrival at the club this summer and says that he appreciates their skill even more now that he sees them play on a regular basis.

This is what the Czech international had to say to Arsenal.com

“There are a number of players here that you play against and you know that the player has great technique, great passing, and so on, but then you train with them and you see them play, and you realise that some of them have really special qualities.


“If you see Santi playing in very tight places and always finding a solution, you just think, ‘Wow, how does he do that?’ because it’s one thing you didn’t know he could do.


“People always speak about Mesut and the way he has great passing ability. He has but when you see him running, it’s not only about his passing. He’s a far more complete player than just his passing.


“You are aware of certain things when you play against players, but when you play with them you realise they are really important.


“When you play against Per, you know that he’s tall and that if you go in the air you might not have a chance to get past him, but it’s not only about his stature. He has fantastic reading of the game so he’s in the right places for most of the time and that’s why he’s playing at this level.


“I could go on. We would spend an hour on this because you find out other things about everybody.”


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