Chelsea midfielder Jorginho believes Petr Cech still has what it takes to succeed after the goalkeeper was a shock inclusion in the Blues’ 25-man Premier League roster.

Chelsea said Cech was included as “emergency goalkeeper cover” and added: “This is a precautionary step due to the unprecedented conditions currently caused by the Covid-19 crisis. He takes up a position as a non-contract player.”

However Jorginho believes that the former Czech Republic international could still do a job if called upon after seeing Cech in training with the club in recent weeks.

“I think he can help a lot you know,” Jorginho told the Mirror. “He is a legend and he has so much experience so I really think he could help so much in the dressing room and if he has to play he could still do it.

“It would be a pleasure for me to play with him because I have only ever played with him on Playstation!”

Although Cech has only been included as a precaution, Blues head coachLampard also said he thinks the shot-stopper could still shine at Stamford Bridge.

“Petr has been training with the goalkeepers for a little while now. He has been training a lot of days with them which is valuable for experience for the other goalkeepers and that he is passing on that quality to them,” the manager explained following Tuesday’s 0-0 Champions League draw withSevilla.

“We had that space in the squad and we know this year, it looks like no other because of Covid and isolation so it was a very easy one. Pete still does his day job and he is there if we need him,” Lampard added.

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