Ivanovic targets a regular Chelsea spot

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Branislav Ivanovic has set his sights firmly on becoming a permanent fixture in the Chelsea defence.

Serbia international Ivanovic has impressed after initially filling in for injured Jose Bosingwa at right-back, and chalked up his 50th appearance in the win over Sunderland. The 25-year-old intends to make the most of his opportunity.

He told the club's official website, "For me the long period in the last two years was when I arrived here and there were problems. After that I started to play and at the moment I feel very comfortable and happy."

He added: "When I started to play I was very happy because I play with great players in a great team and now I start to give my best.

"I didn't count my games but of course it is good for me to play 50.

"I tried to improve in these games and that I have played 50 games surprised me a little bit.

"Now I try to come to 100 games as soon as possible, quicker than to 50.

"I think I improved my language when I started to play.

"It was very hard for me when I arrived and I didn't speak easily. At the moment I think I can speak and I understand a lot of things, but I have to learn more. It is important for every player to feel comfortable.

"We have a good atmosphere and you can improve with these guys."

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