REIMS – Arsenal legend Robert Pires believes that belongs to the Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is the best defender in the UK and Europe. The statement expressed after seeing the players managed to bring the Blues narrow win over Liverpool.
As is known, Ivanovic deserved to be pinned as a man of the match in the second leg of the Capital One Cup. He became a hero of Chelsea through its sole goal in extra-time minutes.
The 1-0 victory and drove London Blue to the final. Given their superior goal aggregate, after the first leg at Anfield Stadium held just created a score of 1-1.
Pires provides insights about the role of Ivanovic who judged quite impressive. According to 30-year-old defender was very complete.
“For me, Chelsea’s best player was Branislav Ivanovic. He was the best defender in the UK and also in Europe. I do not understand why nobody talks about him, “said Pires, as quoted by Sky Sport, Thursday (29/01/2015).
“It’s weird, because I think he’s a complete defender. He had everything, he is very strong, has a high jump, fast and has good technique. He is perfect for a defender, “he concluded.