Last Updated: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 16:42
Petr Cech has delivered a stark ultimatum to any Chelsea player opposed to Roman Abramovich's hiring and firing policy.
The Blues goalkeeper also challenged his team-mates to help the eighth manager he has worked under win over the fans following the savage abuse directed at Rafael Benitez in the Spaniard's first game in charge on Sunday.
Abramovich's habit of sacking managers has long been a fact of life for the likes of Cech, John Terry, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole. But the ruthless axing of Roberto Di Matteo may have come as a shock for some of their younger team-mates, who were given only three days to get used to a new boss before the top-of-the-table Barclays Premier League clash against Manchester City.
Asked if it was difficult getting used to new managers, Cech said: "You adapt or you're out. It's as simple as that. You're here to play, you're here to do what the club and manager wants you to do. If you don't like it, you can leave.
"I'm here to play, I want to play so I do everything I can straight away so that the manager has no option but to put me in goal.
"That's the way I work and is the way it works for everybody because, if you stay sad and don't do the right things, you can end up on the bench and you're not playing and it will be even more disappointing. As a player, you need to do the right thing all the time."
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