• Ivanovic ready to fight for Chelsea place

    Ivanovic ready to fight for Chelsea place

    Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has said he believes Serbia’s switch to a three-man defence can help him win back a place in Antonio Conte’s team.

    The Blues have won five consecutive Premier League matches since Conte moved to a 3-4-3 system and have not conceded a goal — but Ivanovic has dropped out of the picture.

    Gary Cahill, David Luiz and Cesar Azpilicueta have developed an impressive understanding as the back three, meaning there is no place for either Ivanovic or captain […]