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A Chelsea Legend Return to the Bridge

Branislav Ivanovic back

Since his exit from Chelsea, 37 year old Branislav Ivanovic returned to the bridge for the first time since 2017 playing for West Browm Albion. 

The Serbian International who is considered a Chelsea legend was featured for 13 minutes in a game they won 5-2. He holds a lot of records at Chelsea:  9 trophies to his name and he is also the second best goal scoring defender after John Terry with 34 goals.

Despite his age he proved he is still that defender you fear facing. He constantly kept Chelsea's main striker Timo Werner at bay and even outpaced him.

He probably might have scored against his former team had he played longer but unluckily he suffered from a hamstring injury that got him substituted in the 36th minute having played for only 13 minutes.

Branislav Ivanovic left Chelsea in 2017 and signed for Russian football club Zenit St Petersburg before later joining West Browm Albion in September 2020. 

He played a vital part in helping the baggies to shut the in-form Chelsea. Chelsea's race for a top 4 finish in the premier league suffered a major setback with teams like Liverpool, Westham, Everton and Tottenham closing in.

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