the Serbian defender Branislav Ivanovic officially left the “Zenith”.

according to the official website of the club, the player’s contract came to an end and not be renewed. Earlier it became known that Ivanovich, probably, will continue career in English “Everton”, which reached agreement.

In Russia, Ivanovic started to play in 2006 for Lokomotiv, with whom he won the Cup of Russia. After that, from 2008 to 2017 he played for Chelsea. In the “aristocrats” of the Serb in eight and a half seasons has played 377 matches, scoring 34 goals, became a two-time Premier League Champions, three-time winner of the FA Cup, winner League Cup and FA community shield, the Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

in the Winter of 2017 Ivanovic has signed a contract with “Zenit”. In 2018 he became the captain of the team. Consisting of St. Petersburg, the defender has played 125 matches in which he scored 12 goals and gave 5 assists. Together with “Zenit”, the captain became the double champion of Russia and Cup of Russia winner.