Petr Cech has defended Arsene Wenger's decision to leave him out of the Arsenal side in midweek.

David Ospina was selected ahead of the former Chelsea goalkeeper and he made a key mistake as the Gunners slipped to a 3-2 defeat against Olympiacos to leave themselves with a mountain to climb in the Champions League group stage.

However, Cech has refused to add to the criticism being aimed at Wenger since the loss at the Emirates Stadium.

"I believe the manager has full faith in the team he picks and, as player, you have to accept his decision," he told Sky Sports News.

"Do I want to play every game? Yes, I want to play every game. But I also understand it's impossible.

"It's the life of the manager when you make a decision and the team doesn't win, the pressure comes. But that's part of the life of a manager and footballers as well."

Cech is set to be recalled when Arsenal host Manchester United on Sunday afternoon. 

2015-10-02

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