Transfer Deadline Day: Ivanovic completes Zenit medical

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Transfer Deadline Day: Ivanovic completes Zenit medical

Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is having medical at Zenit ahead of his departure from Chelsea after more than eight years of service at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues on Monday gave Ivanovic who has become a bit part player under Antonio Conte a free transfer to Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg.

Ivanovic came on as a substitute in the 4-0 win over Brentford FC in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday and scored the third goal while he was also felled for the penalty that led to the fourth goal.

During his time at the Bridge, the versatile defender won three league titles, one Champions League and one Europa League title – the 2013 triumph in which he scored the winning goal against Benfica.

Blues’ fans will definitely wish him the best in the rest of his football career having brought so much joy to that part of west London.

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