Branislav Ivanovic Returns English Premier League
Former Chelsea right-back has Branislav Ivanovic has returned to the English Premier League, the player was signed by newly promoted side West Brom on a one-year deal. The 36-year-old Serbia international left Zenit St Petersburg in July after three and a half seasons in Russia. Ivanovic made 377 appearances in nine years for Chelsea, winning the Premier League and FA Cup three times, plus the Champions League and Europa League.
According to Slaven Bilic, he said: “He’s a great addition for us, a team who are newly promoted. He ticks all the boxes.” “He’s done everything in his career – it’s been magnificent. We’re delighted. He adds quality and experience on the pitch and off the pitch.” He also said: “So it is not only him, it is him plus the influence he will have on not just defenders but the whole team around him.”
Branislav Ivanovic commenting on his return said: “The Premier League is the best league in the world. “I need to challenge myself and I am ready for the challenge. I am really happy to be back playing in the Premier League.” West Brom lost their first game in the 2020/21 EPL season 3-0 against Leicester City Everton earlier showed interest in the player but it is West Brom that has won the heart of the defender.