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Branislav Ivanovic | Defensemen | #2

Team: Chelsea
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/22/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 201

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Branislav Ivanovic could miss the start of the new Premier League season after dislocating his shoulder during last week’s 3-0 friendly win over RZ Pellets in Austria.
Ivanovic returned to the Cobham Training Centre on Thursday for further tests and initial reports indicate the that the 32-year-old, who has faced heavy criticism in recent times following a string of lacklustre performances, will be side-lined for around three-weeks making him a doubt for the opener against West Ham. Bertrand Traore could deputise at right-back, although Antonio Conte will continue in his quest to bolster the Chelsea backline with Kalidou Koulibaly [Napoli] and Kostas Manolas [Roma] featuring high of the Italians summer wish list. Meanwhile, the Blues have enquired about Dutch international defender Stefan de Vrij, who could cost around £15 million and are reportedly ready to trigger the release clause in Victor Lindelof's contract at Benfica. Jul 25 - 6:50 AM
Source: Daily Star