Ivanovic ends nine-year Chelsea stay with Zenit switch

Branislav Ivanovic has ended his nine-year stay at Chelsea by agreeing a move to Russian giants Zenit.

Ivanovic's contract at Stamford Bridge was set to expire at the end of the season and he has struggled for game time under Antonio Conte this term, making just 16 appearances in all competitions - the last of which came in a goalscoring farewell appearance in the 4-0 FA Cup win over Brentford.

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