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Premier League

Branislav Ivanovic signs new Chelsea deal

Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has signed a new five-and-a-half-year contract with the club.

Ivanovic will remain at Stamford Bridge until the summer of 2016 after agreeing the new deal.

The Serbian, who can play at right-back or centre-half, has made 99 appearances for the Blues since arriving from Lokomotiv Moscow in 2008.