Chelsea star sends message to Antonio Conte after first-team snub
Ivanovic had not missed a minute of Premier League football this season before he was left out of the Blues' 2-0 win at Hull on Saturday.
The 32-year-old was fit and ready to face the Tigers but Antonio Conte's decision to axe him from the starting line-up has thrown up major questions about his future at the club.
But the veteran defender says he did not mind being among the substitutes at the KCOM Stadium and insists he will battle to get his place back.
Ahead of Serbia's World Cup qualifier against Moldova on Thursday, Ivanovic said: "I was maximum ready and healthy for the match... read more
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