- Branislav Ivanovic has officially left Chelsea for Zenit
- The Serbian joins the Russian club as a free agent
Chelsea legend Branislav Ivanovic has quit the club for Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg.
The switch will mark the end of a nine-year, trophy-laden stint at Stamford Bridge after Ivanovic became a Blues' player back in 2008 after joining from Lokomotiv Moscow.
During his time with the west London club Ivanovic has picked up a host of major honours including: two Premier League winner's medals, three FA Cups and European success in the Champions League and Europa League.
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He landed in St Petersburg at 2pm ahead of talks with the Russian club.
The Serbian's departure may not be the only movement at Stamford Bridge on deadline day after it emerged one of the club's major targets.