Chelsea news

Ivanovic set to sign new contract

January 19, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic looks set to be rewarded for his performances this season with a new deal.

Ivanovic, who scored one and set up the other in Saturday's 2-0 win over Blackburn Rovers, has become an increasingly important player at Stamford Bridge due to his versatility since breaking into the team in the 2008-09 season.

The defender, who will turn 27 next month, is currently contracted to Chelsea until the summer of 2012 and the club are eager to avoid him ...

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