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Top 4 best Chelsea goalkeepers of all time

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Best Chelsea goalkeepers - Chelsea is a prominent club in England and the world. The team's achievements have been celebrated by fans worldwide. The club also boasts some of the top goalkeepers in the world. So who is Chelsea's best goalkeeper?

Top Chelsea best goalkeeper ever

 

 

best Chelsea goalkeepersIn terms of accolades, Petr Cech stands out as the most notable name. In fact, no other goalkeeper has been able to surpass him at Chelsea until now. He wore the Blues jersey from 2004 until his retirement and in total, he played 494 matches for Chelsea and won 4 FA Cups and 1 Champions League. 

He has the cool head of a goalkeeper and is known for his reflexes and great aerial ability. He also has a great ability to save penalties. Notably, he saved the penalty of Robben in the 2012 Champions League final and two other saves that helped Chelsea win the Champions League that year.

Interestingly, even though he has retired and is now the technical director of Chelsea, Petr Cech's name is still included as a backup goalkeeper for the Blues in the 2020 season.

Peter Bonett

Making a strong impression right after Petr Cech is the goalkeeper, Peter Bonetti. He is also recognized and acknowledged for his consistency with the London-based club. After 21 years of dedication and playing for Chelsea, Peter Bonetti has played for the team a total of 729 games. This is truly a club record and an extremely impressive number in the top league in England.

Not only is he remembered at Chelsea, but Peter Bonetti is also one of the most impressive goalkeepers of the England national team. Perhaps only behind Gordon Banks. Peter Bonetti, despite only playing for the national team 7 times, is still a member of the team that won the World Cup in 1966.

Going back in time, the period when Peter Bonetti was still playing for The Blues was also a period when the London-based club was flourishing and a force to be reckoned with in England. He helped Chelsea win a total of 5 titles including the European Cup Winners Cup, FA Cup, FA Youth Cup, and 2 times champions of the English First Division.

Thibaut Courtois

Thibaut Courtois is also the only name still playing in the list of top Chelsea goalkeepers. Currently, the Belgian goalkeeper is the number one choice in the goalpost of the royal team, Real Madrid. Although he only played in the Chelsea jersey for 4 years, Thibaut Courtois has still been recognized as one of the top goalkeepers of Chelsea thanks to his talent.

No one else, Thibaut Courtois is the heir to the position left by the legendary Petr Cech. At that time, Thibaut Courtois was bought back by Chelsea from the Genk club. He was then loaned to Atletico Madrid and played for 3 seasons for the Spanish team.

His great performance at Atletico Madrid helped Thibaut Courtois return to Chelsea and take over the main position from Petr Cech himself. Pushing the legendary goalkeeper to the bench before moving on to play for Arsenal.

At The Blues, Thibaut Courtois has a total of 154 appearances on the field. He and the London team won 2 Premier League titles, 1 FA Cup, and 1 League Cup. Then the Belgian goalkeeper went to Real Madrid with a huge transfer fee.

Caballero Lazcano

This is the Chelsea goalkeeper currently playing in the starting lineup. His full name is Wilfredo Daniel "Willy" Caballero Lazcano, born in a football-loving country, Argentina. In addition to being an essential member of the Chelsea team, he is also a member of the Argentine national football team. Although he is an Argentine player and currently playing in England, his career is known for playing for clubs in Spain.

After two seasons at Manchester City, Lazcano was trusted with the goalkeeper position at Chelsea. He immediately left a mark on the fans of the coastal city by winning the FA Cup in the 2017-2018 season. He also won the UEFA Europa League in the 2018-2019 season and was a runner-up in the EFL Cup in the 2018-2019 season.

The Chelsea goalkeeper has also participated in the national youth team, winning the FIFA World Youth Championship in 2001. This is the beginning of his career and one of the reasons why he is named to the national team.

He, along with big names like Lionel Messi and his teammates, won the Summer Olympic Games in 2004. This is the greatest achievement of his career in the national team's jersey.

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