2:48 PM EDT, Fri September 04, 2015
London24 Aug 31, 2015

Graphic: The stats that show that Branislav Ivanovic is Chelsea’s weak link

On Saturday, 49.6% of Crystal Palace’s attacks came down Chelsea’s right-hand side and Branislav Ivanovic was identified by Eagles manager, Alan Pardew, as Chelsea’s weak-link defensively.
Daily Mail Aug 19, 2015

Chelsea are yet to offer Branislav Ivanovic a contract extension, placing their Premier League and European rivals on alert

TRANSFER COLUMN: Chelsea have yet to make a contract offer to Branislav Ivanovic. The 31-year-old defender has one year remaining on his current contract at Stamford Bridge.
The Independent Aug 17, 2015
Branislav Ivanovic: 'It looks like a big gap - but Chelsea have 36 games to improve'

Branislav Ivanovic: 'It looks like a big gap - but Chelsea have 36 games to improve'

Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic accepts the champions already have some catching up to do - but has warned they have plenty of time.
The Guardian Aug 17, 2015
Branislav Ivanovic not worried by table but admits Chelsea must improve

Branislav Ivanovic not worried by table but admits Chelsea must improve

• Ivanovic: ‘It was a very difficult game and disappointing result for us’• Chelsea defender not concerned by five-point gap to Manchester CityBranislav Ivanovic has claimed Chelsea’s five-point gap to Manchester City after only two games is of no concern, though the defender admits Manuel Pellegrini’s side dominated in Sunday’s victory over the champions. Related: Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea: five talking points | Jamie Jackson
Daily Telegraph Aug 17, 2015
Chelsea must improve quickly, admits Branislav Ivanovic

Chelsea must improve quickly, admits Branislav Ivanovic

Defender insists though that the champions are not worried by the five-point gap to Manchester City

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