As Antonio Conte takes this Chelsea team into a new era, there will be some inevitable casualties. One of those is Branislav Ivanovic, who has found himself on the bench since the switch to the 3-4-3 formation. The Serbian has also been suffering from injury, but he is reportedly considering his options.
The Chelsea veteran is weighing up offers from clubs around Europe, alongside those in the Far East, as he plots the next stage in his career.
The Chelsea defender has been urged to end his career in China, playing alongside former Blues team-mate Ramires at Jiangsu Suning…[He] also has several options to remain in the Premier League – as well as interest from Marseille and Inter Milan. – via the Mirror
The defender’s form has dipped significantly over the last couple of seasons and he has felt the ire of the supporters as a result. Jose Mourinho (and caretaker Guus Hiddink) insisted on starting him, a policy that did not help his cause.
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