London - Arsenal's Petr Cech is looking forward to beating
Chelsea for the second time when the Gunners visit the goalkeeper's former club
in the Premier League on Saturday.
Arsenal defeated the champions in the Community Shield at
Wembley -- the first time in 14 attempts that Arsene Wenger got the better of
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho.
The clubs sit at opposite ends of the table, with the
Gunners having recovered well from their opening day league loss against West
Ham United to climb to fourth place on 10 points, while Chelsea are languishing
two points above the relegation zone after their latest defeat by Everton at
Also read: West Ham stun Arsenal
"Obviously it will be new to play against Chelsea but
when you start playing the game the only concern you have is 'can I play my
best game and can we win?'" Cech, who left Chelsea after losing his place
in the first team to Thibaut Courtois, was quoted as saying by the London
"In a way it is nice that I spent so much time there.
That I know every corner of the stadium and the space, so for me there will be
"I have never played at Stamford Bridge in the visiting
team so it will be a new experience for me," he added.
"I go to a familiar place but most important for me
will be to win the game. That's the way it goes."
Midfielder Mesut Ozil, who joined the Gunners from Real
Madrid two years ago for a club record fee that made him the most expensive
German footballer in history, said he is keen to repay Wenger's faith in him
with good performances.
The 26-year-old has been criticised throughout his career at
Arsenal, despite winning two FA cups and having created a total of 76 chances
in 2015, more than any other player in the Premier League.
He has, however, always found a staunch supporter in Wenger.
"He (Wenger) has experience and in past years you've
seen him develop some top players," Ozil told the club's website
"I get on really well with him and he gives me his
trust. I'm thankful to him for that and to be praised by a coach like him means
"I thank him for that through good performances on the
pitch. I just want to help the team as much as possible on the pitch -- that's
my target," the World Cup winner added.For
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