Zenit St Petersburg sign Ivanovic from Chelsea Done Deal. Russian giants Zenit St Petersburg have completed the signing of defender Branislav Ivanovic from Chelsea, according to club official website. Posted by:Junaid Effendi Posted date: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 /comment : 0 Russian giants Zenit St Petersburg have completed the signing of defender Branislav Ivanovic from Chelsea, according to club official website. Embed from Getty Images Ivanovic has reportedly penned a two and a half year deal at the Russian side. The Serbian is very happy to seal this deal as he said: “I am motivated and I think that I can play for many more seasons at the top level” The versatile defender has moved on a free transfer as he was out of contract at the English giants. Want More? See Done Deals! The 32-year-old joined Chelsea from Lokomotiv Moscow nine years ago, he made more than 350 appearances during his spell. Ivanovic made 16 appearances this season under boss Antonio Conte. His last appearance and last goal for Chelsea was in a FA Cup game against Brentford. He scored total of 34 goals for the Blues, also won every trophy, 2 Premier League trophies, 3 FA Cups, a League Cup, Europa and Champions League trophies. The center-back will be eyeing to help his new club to win the league, currently they are five points behind league leaders Spartak Moscow. Columnist: Simon Oates, is a football fan, covers all types of latest news from every top league. See all his articles Share !