BRANISLAV IVANOVIC SHOWS OFF HIS PRIVATE TROPHY MUSEUM

Chelsea legend Branislav Ivanovic enjoyed a hugely successful spell at the club. The Serbian defender won 10 trophies with the Blues between 2008-2017. Ivanovic has displayed his honours in a private trophy museum within his house. The former Blues star has shown off his private trophy museum in a viral video that has circulated online. The Serbian defender, 38, made 377 appearances for the Blues during a nine-year stint at the club from 2008-2017.

IVANOVIC: SERBIAN YOUTH TEAM CAREER REVEALED

BranislavIvanovic began his Serbian youth team career at the under-21 level. He made his debut for Serbia and Montenegro against home team Macedonia in Ohrid on December 15, 2003 and it ended in a win. BranislavIvanovic featured for the Serbian under-21 team for the first time in a game which ended in a 4-1 victory for his team. He then scored his first goal for the team against the same opponent two days later. BranislavIvanovic scored one of the goals as Serbia thrash Macedonia 7-0.

EVERTON MAKE APPROACH FOR YOUNGSTER IVANOVIC ONCE CALLED SPECIAL

A fresh report from Football Insider has offered an intriguing update on Everton’s long-running pursuit of Chelsea playmaker Conor Gallagher. Everton have now made an approach to try and sign the 22-year-old England international ahead of the 2022/23 season. The young Chelsea midfielder spent the 2021/22 season on loan at Crystal Palace and was one of the Premier League’s rising stars as he enjoyed a fine spell, scoring eight goals from 34 top-flight appearances, helping Palace to a comfortable 12th-place finish.

CHELSEA PREFER TO SELL AZPILICUETA TO ATLETICO MADRID THAN BARCELONA

According to Futbol Total, Atletico Madrid will have a good chance of securing the services of Cesar Azpilicueta in the summer transfer window. Chelsea might not do business with Barcelona after the Blaugrana stole a march on them in the race to sign Jules Kounde from Sevilla. Cesar Azpilicueta joined Chelsea nearly a decade ago, arriving from Marseille in 2012. And the Spaniard has been a dependable performer for the west London club in the last ten years, reprising every role in the defensive unit while barely putting a foot wrong. In addition, the veteran defender has been the Chelsea captain since Gary Cahill’s departure a few years ago.

WEST HAM INTERESTED IN CHELSEA STAR CALLED "SPECIAL" BY IVANOVIC

According to Sky Sports, West Ham United are looking to test the waters at Chelsea by launching a fresh bid for Armando Broja. The young forward has been on the radar of the Londoners for quite some time now, with the club now poised to make a £30 million proposal for his services. A product of the Chelsea youth academy, Broja plied his trade for Southampton this past season. He had joined the Saints on a season-long loan deal last summer, in an attempt to make a breakthrough in the Premier League. He did not disappoint either, emerging as one of the rising stars in the English top-flight during the 2021/22 season.

IVANOVIC URGES LUKAKU TO STAY AT CHELSEA AMID BARCA LINKS

Romelu Lukaku has reportedly emerged as an alternative to Robert Lewandowski for Barcelona, who will look to sign the Chelsea forward on loan. According to a report by Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo, Romelu Lukaku is the subject of interest from Barcelona over a possible move in the summer transfer window. The Catalan giants view the Chelsea forward as an alternative to Robert Lewandowski, with a loan approach on the cards.

RUSSIAN GIANTS ZENIT CELEBRATE FIVE YEARS OF THE GAZPROM ARENA

The stadium hosted its first game on 22 April 2017 and it's been an eventful five years since then! Five years at the Gazprom Arena: 103 matches, 258 goals, three league titles. The first match played there was against Ural from Ekaterinburg, Zenit ran out 2-0 winners with Branislav Ivanovic scoring the first goal at the Gazprom Arena. That first goal was quite some time coming, only arriving in the 86th minute of the first game at the new Stadium. Branislav Ivanovic would go on to get a total of six goals in his Zenti career.

IVANOVIC CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS AT ZENIT

Russian Premier League outfit Zenit Saint Petersburg recently celebrated five years at their new stadium known as the Gazprom Arena. The Russian champions moved to the Gazprom Arena on April 22, 2017.
Serbian defender BranislavIvanovic would go down in history as the recipient of thefirst goal at the Gazprom Arena. BranislavIvanovic scored the opening goal as Zenit beat Ural from Ekaterinburg 2-0 in a league encounter. It was the first match hosted by Zenit at the Gazprom Arena. The opener from Ivanovicarrived four minutes from time and it was crucial in Zenit getting the win at the expense of Ural. BranislavIvanovic scored five more goals in his Zenit career to make it a total of six goalsuntil he left the club in the summer of 2020.

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