Date: 18th January 2008 at 10:58am
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Having laid out his intention to stay with Porto last week Marek Cech has obviously jumped onto the Keegan bandwagon and has done a complete u-turn over his proposed move. Cech though realised he may no longer be a priority player:

“I would leave Porto only if I received a really good offer. I am finding a way to make a step up in my career. I don’t think Newcastle are higher than Porto in the football hierarchy as Porto have been winning trophies, play in the Champions League every year and even won it before I entered the club.

However, I would welcome to taste the Premier League, which definitely is of a higher quality than the Portuguese one. Perhaps I would like to move to Newcastle. The problem is that they have changed manager and it is difficult to predict what the new one’s ideas will be and what it would mean to me. I have built a good position at Porto in the last two and a half years and I would not like to go into uncertainty,’

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