Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is proud to see more Serbs playing in the Premier League.

And he insists those new to the Premier League just need time to adjust.

Ivanovic told "From the beginning of the qualification for the World Cup we started to play very well, and all the guys deserve to come and play in the big clubs in England.

"Now there is also Aleksandar Kolarov at Manchester City and Milan Jovanovic at Liverpool. For them it is a time for adaptation, to prepare for English football, and for me also it was like that.

"Nemanja Vidic also needed time, but now he is here for five years and playing very well as Manchester United captain. We have to show our quality like a team, every single player, for Serbian football.

"I think it is great to have six or seven players in the Premier League, the best league in the world. It is great, and we all chat and speak a lot. For the new guys it is a surprise how things work here and how everything is going. Everyone has to adapt but I think they will be fine."