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Czechs claim Cech is to have surgery

September 10, 2012
By ESPN staff
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is struggling with an elbow injury that will require surgery next summer, according to Czech Republic's team doctor.

Champions League holders Chelsea are aware of the issue and have requested that Czech Republic rest Cech from friendly internationals, with coach Michal Bilek happy to agree with the club.

"An investigation showed a bit of ossification in his elbow, so they (Chelsea) are planning a surgery in England after the season," doctor Petr ...

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