Branislav Ivanovic: Former Chelsea star in talks with EPL club West Brom

Branislav Ivanovic: Former Chelsea star in talks with EPL club West Brom

- Branislav Ivanovic had a successful spell at Chelsea before moving to Russia in 2017

- The 36-year-old Serbian is reportedly in talks with Premier League club West Brom

- He is currently a free agent having left Zenit in July after his contract expired

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Branislav Ivanovic could be making a sensational return to the English Premier League as reports say West Brom are in talks with the 36-year-old.

Everton were on the chase of the defender whose contract with Russian club Zenit expired in July as he is free to join any club he agrees with.

The player personally said that he was closing in on a deal to joining the Toffees, but somehow a deal is yet to be announced and now West Brom are interested.

Championat are reporting that negotiations are ongoing, and there’s no indication of where things stand on the potential Baggies signing.

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Ivanovic is now 36 years of age, and turns 37 in February so any club signing him will possibly only hand him a year contract.

He won 3 Premier League titles as well as FA Cups, a Champions League, Europa League and a league cup after spending a decade at Chelsea before joining Zenit in 2017.

Meanwhile, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new deal that will see him extend his contract at the Emirates for the next three years.

Branislav Ivanovic: Former Chelsea star in talks with Premier League club West Brom
Branislav Ivanovic could return to the Premier League. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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It is understood that the Arsenal striker's deal is worth a massive £250,000-a-week ending his speculation about a move out of north London.

The former Borussia Dortmund striker is now the second-highest earner with the Gunners behind Mesut Ozil.

The Gabon international whose deal came to an end this summer was instrumental to the Gunners' impressive run last term.

He has scored 71 goals in 110 appearances for the club and the 31-year-old does not look like slowing down at the moment with his goalscoring form.

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Aubameyang trained with the rest of the team ahead of their Premier League opener against London rivals Fulham. earlier reported that Chelsea will be without two of their new signings when the new Premier League season kicks off this weekend.

The Blues brought in a number of quality players to improve their squad for competition next campaign, but the duo of Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell are out due to injuries.

Both stars will be missing when Frank Lampard's men travel to the Amex Stadium on Monday, September 14.

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