Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg have completed the signing of Chelsea’s veteran defender, Branislav Ivanovic.

Ivanovic spent 9 years at Stamford Bridge after joining from Lokomotiv Moscow in 2008, winning 9 trophies in a very successful spell at the club.

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He made 377 appearances for the club, winning every major trophy at club level. His last match for Chelsea was a 4-0 win over Brentford in the FA Cup on Sunday, scoring as he leaves the club a legend.

Zenit announced the transfer on Tuesday, as they signed the Serbian defender on a 3-and-a-half year deal.