Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is breathing a sigh of relief that Mohamed Salah is now a teammate.

Ivanovic is delighted Chelsea beat Liverpool to the signing of Basle winger Salah.

The 21-year-old outpaced Ivanovic to score the winner against Chelsea in the Champions League group stages in October.

Ivanovic told the London Evening Standard: "Is he one of the quickest players I've faced? Yes. With the ball he is very quick, very smart with the movement. This kind of player is what we need in the squad."

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