Dejan Stankovic and Christian Chivu, the treble-winning former players would be among the possible list of replacements of Inter for Simone Inzaghi if they decide to sack the present coach. According to the print edition of Tuttosport, the Turin-based newspaper report that the Nerazzurri have rejected the offer of former Swansea City and Fiorentina coach Paulo Sousa.
The position of Inzaghi is not yet under real imminent threat but Inter is aware if the 46-year-old can’t turn things around after a poor beginning to the season then they can be forced into taking steadfast action. As per the club is thinking about the probabilities that are out there to replace the former Lazio coach and they can turn into a familiar face. Continue reading “Christian Chivu and Dejan Stankovic among the Probable Inzaghi Replacements” →
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.
Chivu went on to win the Coppa Italia title in the last four seasons that he played in Rome. This was before he transferred to Inter Milan. He then spent the remaining of his career on this team before he retired in the year 2014. His honors have been several such as the treble he concluded at the Italian league for his club as well as the domestic cup. He also participated in and won honors for the UEFA Champions League in the year 2010. He earned as many as 75 international caps for his country between the years 1999 till 2010. Continue reading “Cristian Chivu to Help Primavera Pull Up on the Ranks” →
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” →
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” →
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.
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 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.
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” →