The Serbian international has been a brilliant servant to Chelsea over the years, but it is his age is starting to catch up with him.
Ivanovic has been playing at right back for a while now and no longer seems to have the same power and presence as he used to.
As well as this, he isn’t capable of putting quality balls into the box regularly – as a full-back at a club such as Chelsea should be able to.
His starting place could be under threat, as Marcos Alonso’s arrival could allow Cesar Azpilicueta to move over to right back.
Our landlord thinks that a Chelsea departure could soon follow…