Cristian Chivu is currently the head coach of the under-19 team of Inter Milan. He has moved into the ranks of a professional manager after retiring from the role of a professional footballer. He was a defender who started his career with CSM Resita, his hometown club. He then moved to FC Universitatea Craiova. This move was in 1998 when he left Romania to join Ajax, a Dutch club. He then rose to the ranks of the captaincy of Ajax. Indeed, his brilliant performance in this role led to a transfer price of 18 million Euros. This brought him to Roma in the year 2003.
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.
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.
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”
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.
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”
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”
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”
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.
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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