The Chelsea boss says there have been no offers for the Czech international yet and insists he welcomes the selection headache Thibaut Courtois's return has triggeredChelsea manager Jose Mourinho was coy on talk of Petr Cech leaving the club this summer, even though he has yet to reveal who his No.1 goalkeeper will be for the upcoming season.
Cech, who has been the Blues’ first-choice shot-stopper for a decade, faces fresh competition for a starting berth from Thibaut Courtois, who has at last returned from his three season-long loan spell at Atletico Madrid.
The Belgian’s presence has thrown Cech’s future into doubt, with Goal understanding he will be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, and Mourinho is not ready to consider the prospect of the Czech leaving until a bid has been made.
“In this moment I don't want to think about it because there is no offer, there is no possibility,” said the Chelsea boss when asked if there had been any offers for the veteran keeper.
“I'm working with them and I told them as a group today that every one of my players in the squad I'm happy to have. I'm not waiting for anything. It's not good to analyse something that is not on the table.”
On the subject of who his No.1 will be against Burnley, he added: “I don't tell you because they don't know. The keepers don't know and the team doesn't know and they will know at the same time, all of them.
“In my opinion Chelsea has two of the three best goalkeepers in the world. This is unique. Is this [choosing between them] a problem for me? A great problem.
“They are both fantastic goalkeepers, even [Mark] Schwarzer, obviously in a different age and a different level at this moment. To have Cech and Courtois is a good problem.”