The best player to wear no.1 for Chelsea since squad numbers were introduced in 1993 is Petr Cech. To find out the rest of Chelsea’s best ever players by squad number, click the arrow above!
Cech had Chelsea’s number one shirt between 2004 and 2015. It’s also been worn by Dmitri Kharine (1993-1997), Ed De Goey (1997-2003) and Asmir Begovic (2015-present).
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Squad numbers were first introduced to the Premier League in 1993.
Prior to that, teams numbered 1-11 in each game (with two substitutes as numbers 12 and 14), meaning players could change number each game.
Since the introduction of squad numbers, however, certain players have become synonymous with the number on their back.
So, who are the best players to wear 1-25 for Chelsea in the era of squad numbers?
Take a look at the slideshow above to find out!
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