WEST HAM UNITED INTERESTED IN SIGNING EDSON ALVAREZ

West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Ajax midfielder Edson Alvarez at the end of the season. According to a report from 90min, West Ham United have been watching a number of midfielders in recent weeks. And Edson Alvarez has emerged as a potential target for David Moyes. The 25-year-old has established himself as a key player for Ajax over the past year. And he was linked with a move away from Ajax at the start of the season as well. Apparently, Manchester United were keen on signing the Mexican international in the summer . However, the transfer did not materialise, and Alvarez ended up staying at Ajax where he is an important first-team player.

The Hammers need midfield reinforcements, and the Ajax midfielder seems like a good fit in theory. Club captain Declan Rice has an uncertain future ahead of him, and the England international is thought to be a target for Premier League rivals Chelsea. There have been rumours that Rice wants to move on to a bigger club and is unlikely to renew his contract with West Ham. In the event of his departure, Moyes will need to bring in a quality replacement, and Alvarez has already proven his quality in the Eredivisie. Continue reading ”                      WEST HAM UNITED INTERESTED IN SIGNING EDSON ALVAREZ”

CHIVU: FOOTBALL CAREER UNDER FOCUS

Christian Chivu started his football career with hometown club CSM Resita. He left Resita to join fellow Romanian side FC Universitatea Craiova in 1998. Chivu left Romania for the first time when he signed for Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam in 1999.

Romanian star Christian Chivuproduced several impressive performances during his four-year spell at Ajax Amsterdam before leaving the club to sign for Italian Serie A outfit AS Roma in 2003. Roma paid around €18m to secure the signing of Chivu from Dutch club Ajax.Chivu was the Ajax skipper before he left the club for Italian football. Continue reading “CHIVU: FOOTBALL CAREER UNDER FOCUS”

CHIVU: AJAX AMSTERDAM CAREER IN FOCUS

Christian Chivu attracted a lot of interest from foreign clubs during his time at FC University Craiova in his native Romania. Universitatea Craiova was his second club in his professional football career. Ajax were one of the numerous foreign clubs linked with a move for Chivu. In the end, Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam won the race to sign Chivu in 1999.

At Ajax Amsterdam, Christian Chivu developed into a free-kick specialist and a reliable fullback. Ronald Koeman was his manager at the time and he gave him added responsibility as the captain of the club. During his time as the Ajax captain, they dominated the Dutch top flight with a young team. Apart from him, there were other young players such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wesley Sneijder, Johnny Heitinga, Rafael van der Vaart and Maxwell. Christian Chivu was a key player for Ajax as they came close to securing a place in the last four of the 2002/03 UEFA Champions League season.Chivu and four others left Ajax and would later sign for Inter Milan in the Italian top flight. Apart from him, Maxwell, Ander van der Meyde, Wesley Sneijder and Zlatan Ibrahimovic also left Ajax Amsterdam to sign for the Italian football giants much later. Continue reading “CHIVU: AJAX AMSTERDAM CAREER IN FOCUS”

CHIVU TO CONTINUE IN PRIMAVERA ROLE

Christian Chivu will continue in his role as the Inter Milan Primavera head coach after the club decided to extend his contract beyond this summer. Senior Inter Milan officials have taken the decision to extend his contract after a successful season. Christian Chivu has been rewarded for winning the league title with the Inter Milan Primavera last season.

The news of the Primavera contract extension for Christian Chivu was revealed by several Italian media outlets last month. Italian publication Tuttosport specifically revealed thatChivu’s contract was set to expire at Inter Milan this summer before the option to extend his contract was activated thus prolonging his stay at the club until next summer. Continue reading “CHIVU TO CONTINUE IN PRIMAVERA ROLE”

INTER TO EXTEND CHIVU’S CONTRACT – REPORT

Inter Milan officials have made the decision to extend the contract of Christian Chivu after his good work with their Primavera. Christian Chivu is the Inter Milan Primavera coach and he led the team to the title this season. Reports coming out of the media in Italy claimed that the Nerazzuri plan to give the Romanian a contract extension. The plan is to activate the option of renewing his contract for one more year for him to stay in his coaching role in charge of the club’s Primavera until 2023.


The decision to give Christian Chivu a new one-year deal was made by senior Inter Milan officials after he won the league title for their Primavera team by beating capital club AS Roma. Continue reading “INTER TO EXTEND CHIVU’S CONTRACT – REPORT”

CHIVU: ROMANIA SENIOR TEAM CAREER EXAMINED

Christian Chivu turned out for both the Romania u18 and u21 teams before he was Called up to the senior team. The versatile defender played for the u18 team netting once in 12 appearances in the process. He was in the Romania u18 team from 1997 to 1998. Christian Chivu graduated to the Romania u21 team and he was with the team over a two-year period from 1998 to 2000.


Romania senior national team extended invitation to Christian Chivuas he was swiftly upgraded to the team from the junior level. Chivu was part of the team that won the Cyprus International Football tournament in Dubai in 2001. Continue reading “CHIVU: ROMANIA SENIOR TEAM CAREER EXAMINED”

CHIVU: AGENT REVEALS DIFFICULT TRANSFER

Victor Becali has revealed that his most difficult transfer involves Christian Chivu. Becali is the agent of Christian Chivu and he said that his transfer from AS Roma to fellow Italian Serie A outfit Inter Milan is the most difficult transfer he has conducted.


Becali talked about his most difficult transfer in a chat with Romanian news outlet Pro Sports a few years ago. Continue reading “CHIVU: AGENT REVEALS DIFFICULT TRANSFER”

CHIVU: ROMANIA NATIONAL TEAM CAREER EXAMINED

Christian Chivu played for both the Romania u-18 and the u-21 teams before he was promoted to the senior team. For the Romania u-18 team, Chivu scoredonce in 12 appearances during a one-year period between 1997 and 1998. Christian Chivu didn’t manage any goal in 13 appearances for the Romania u-21 team during a two-year period from 1998 to 2000.

Chivu was a versatile defender who was a specialist at both the left-back and centre back positions. He was part of the Romania team that won the 2001 Cyprus International Football Tournament. Christian Chivu played four times for the Romania senior team before he played his first major tournament at Euro 2000. He was part of the 23-man Romania squad to the Euro 2000 tournament. At the tournament, Chivu played all the four Romania games and also scored his first goal for the team. Continue reading “CHIVU: ROMANIA NATIONAL TEAM CAREER EXAMINED”

CHRISTIANCHIVU: INTER CAREER PROBED CLOSELY

Christian Chivu had the best part of his football career at Inter Milan in terms of success and the number of years spent. The defender signed for the Nerazzuri from fellow Italian top flight team AS Roma in a €16m deal. Christian was seriously linked to the big Spanish duo of Barcelona and Real Madrid before he left Roma to join Inter Milan in the summer of 2007. He went on to spend seven years at the San Siro before calling time on his career as a professional footballer and embracing a new life in management. Chivu is presently the Inter Milan Primavera head coach having worked his way to the position from the various youth teams.

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Chivu spent seven years with the Inter Milan first team and that was the most time spent by him in the first team in comparison to his other clubs. He spent around a year at CSM Resita in his native Romania before spending around a year during his stint with Universitatea Craiova. Christian Chivu spent four years each during his time at Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch top flight and at Italian capital club AS Roma.
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CHRISTIAN CHIVU: MANAGERIAL CAREER EXAMINED

Christian Chivu has enjoyed a rapid rise amongst the coaching staff at Inter Milan. He was part of the Inter Milan team that won an unprecedented treble at Inter Milan at the end of the 2009/10 season thereby writing his name in the history books. He was able to attain legendary status at Inter Milan as part of the treble-winning team under the self-acclaimed Special One Jose Mourinho.

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Romanian manager Christian Chivu retired at Inter Milan in 2014 and some years down the line, he was named as the head coach of one of the youth teams as far as the Nerazzuri is concerned. Christian Chivuwas named the Inter Milan u-14 manager in 2018 and he was in charge of the team until 2019.Chivu was promoted to manage the Inter Milan u-17 team from the u-14 team.
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