After the recent results that went bad for Chelsea, one defender has come under a lot of flak, which is in continuance from last season. Branislav Ivanovic has been under a lot of pressure, right from last season, since his form has deteriorated from the past seasons.
Even the matches Chelsea won at the start in this campaign, Ivanovic was responsible for the goals conceded, like those against West Ham or Watford. And after the drubbing at the hands of Arsenal, Antonio Conte felt enough was enough, and made changes to not only the system, but to the personnel as well. Ivanovic was dropped.
The international break has started and Ivanovic is with his Serbian national team. Talking to Blic about the situation, Ivanovic said:
Find out what Ivanovic said on next page.