Cristian Chivu Tips For Luciano Spalletti! “If Players Do Not Receive Your Message You Will Not Get Anywhere”

Former Romanian international Cristian Chivu gave him some tips to Internazionale Milan’s technician, Luciano Spalletti, after winning his first coach career trophy. In an interview with the Italian daily Gazzetta Dello Sport, the former defender of the Milanese revealed that he “stole” a few things from each technician with whom he worked.

“I’ve stolen something from the career technicians, but my model remains my father. When I was a child, I was annoyed that she was not talking to me at all, only thinking about matches and schemes. Now I understand him and I give him justice, and I make my head big for my rifles. They let them choose their own models, but not depending on the beautiful car or the fascinating wife, “Inter Milano’s current under-14 coach said. Cristian Chivu, tips for Luciano Spalletti: “Only players make the difference in the field”.
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FORMER MANCHESTER UNITED PLAYER’S TRIBUTE GAME APPROVED

Former Manchester United, Celtic, and Cork City player Liam Miller, who passed on at age 36, would have a tribute game after being approved by the GAA. The event is tentatively set for PaircUiChaoimh but I would now be a joint fundraiser. The challenge game will be played ahead of the tribute game, with the proceeds going to seriously injured players.

The central council is set to agree to the recommendations of the GAA management committee that includes John Horan as president, Tom Ryan as director, aside four provincial chairmen. The new venue is a 45,000 seater so it can take many more compare to the initial 7,000-seater at Turner Cross.
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MAZZARRI IS SAFE

The Internazionale head Mr. Erick Thohir says he has no plans to do the analysis of the work of the head coach Walter Mazzarri in near future.

After Inter’s big losses to Cagliari and Fiorentina, some newspapers in Italy had quoted the club chairman saying that the manager’s job was unsafe and the results of the next couple of games would determine if he continues or gets handed the axe. After that, the names of some unemployed managers started to pop up with Robert Mancini being rumoured as the strongest contender. Continue reading “MAZZARRI IS SAFE”

CHIVU RETIRES

Cristian Chivu has finally decided to hang his boots. The Romanian defender who had been out of action since a long time because of being injured made the announcement yesterday.

Chivu’s contract with the Italian club Inter Milan was going to expire at the end of the ongoing season, but, there were no chances of the player getting fit in time to play even one match for the club. So, both the parties reached an agreement and the contract was terminated a couple of months before its completion.

Chivu played for Inter Milan for a long period of time. He joined the club in 2007 after leaving Roma and soon became one of the key players for them. He did struggle with fitness problems during his time over there, but, he made some significant contributions for the club over the years.

Announcing his retirement, Chivu said, “I think the time is perfect for me to call it a day. I would take this opportunity to show my gratefulness to the various clubs that I have been a part of during my career. If they had not given me the chances, I would perhaps not have been able to go this far ahead as a player.”

“I am very happy with the fact that I managed to make my parents proud with my efforts on the field. It’s certainly the end of a very interesting phase of my life, but, another interesting phase is about to begin as I look forward to spend much more time with my family in future.”

Chivu represented 5 different clubs during his career and performed decently well for all of them. He had a wonderful international career too. He played 75 matches for his country Romania and scored 3 goals.

CHIVU STAYONG OR GOING?

It was highly anticipated that Cristian Chivu would be an important player for Inter Milan this season after just extending his contract in the summer. However, the Romanian defender has been out for most of the season due to a foot injury and he recently underwent an operation. His future in the game is in serious doubt since he does not have a contract beyond the end of the season. At 33 years of age, it is looking unlikely that he may return to be the player he once was at the likes of Roma. Chivu has been one of the finest defenders in Italian football over the last decade.

He has been at Inter Milan for several years now, but the 33-year-old was widely speculated to be on the verge of leaving the club in the summer. He ended up staying after signing a new one-year extension, but that extension is about to expire. The defender is widely expected to announce his retirement after undergoing the third operation in his right foot. He is suffering from a ligament injury that is a recurring constantly. Former Roma manager Luciano Spalletti has extended his support to the player, who he once managed at Roma.

“Chivu is a great man as much as he is a great player. With me, we understood each other immediately and he put himself at my disposal, thanks to his ability to play multiple roles. His best characteristic, however, was to be open-minded and try to lend a hand to anyone who asked him for help. He is a great man and the results I obtained in Rome I owe some thanks to the value of Chivu,” said the former Roma coach, who last managed Zenit St Petersburg a few years ago.

Inter have been struggling with out of the presence of Chivu at the back.

CHIVU RULED OUT

Cristian Chivu has failed to make an appearance for Inter Milan in this season and he recently released a message via social media stating that he needs another operation and that he has already agreed a contract termination with the Italian club.

“To all the Inter fans and those who care about me. I wanted to announce two things.

“The first is that I require another complex operation, so it will be difficult to predict my future as a player. At this moment what interests me is my life as a man, being healthy, whole and calm.

“The second is that I met with the club, we talked about my future and found a solution which we will shortly let you know about. I thank you for your understanding, Cristian Chivu.”

His last appearance with Inter Milan was back in May of 2013 when his club went head to head with Napoli and suffered a 3-1 defeat. The contract of the Romanian defender runs up until June of the current year but his stay with the Italian club will finish earlier.

Cristian Chivu’s agent, Victor Becali spoke up about the situation that his client is going through as well as confirming the desire that Chivu has on leaving the club.

“The fact of having made money without playing shames him a lot, he does not want to continue like this. He has health problems and does not want to take advantage of Inter’’. Becali stated.

Chivu left As.Roma in 2007 and joined Inter Milan where he managed to become a fundamental part of the club as they secured 3 consecutive Serie A titles as well as grabbing hold of the historical treble with Jose Mourinho in 2010.

CONTRACT EXTENSION

Dispelling rumours about his future, Cristian Chivu signed a contract extension with Inter Milan at the end of last season. This one-year contract extension was expected to give Inter Milan continuity and experience at the back under the new management of Walter Mazzarri. However, the Romanian defender has spent most of the season on the sidelines because of a foot injury. His contract comes to an end this campaign and speculation has once again begun about his future at the San Siro. His agent has spoken about his client’s position by saying that Chivu is not focused on his contract.

Instead, he is only looking to return back from injury and help his team achieved a top three finish in the league, which will take them back to Champions league football. Inter failed to even qualify for the Europa league last season. This was expected to be a major assistance towards their push for a Champions League place this season. After a good start to the campaign, Inter Milan have been slowly slipping down the league and they are fifth in the table just after the winter break.

They have already 10 points behind Napoli, who occupy the final qualifying spot with 42 points. The title looks out of question since Juventus lead the table with 52 points.

“He’s working to get back on the field after the bad injury he had. When will he make his return? Perhaps by the end of February. His future? We’re not thinking about it right now. Chivu has to recover, then we’ll see what happens,” said Cristian Chivu’s agent. The likes of Fiorentina and Roma have been able to do well ahead of Inter Milan, who face the prospect of yet another season without Champions League football. The Italian club won this competition back in 2010.

INTER CHANGES HANDS

The Italian club that sold the 70% stake to the Indonesian business man Erick Thohir as Massimo Moratti stepped down from the position and now will remain being an Honorary President lost the chance to get into higher positions in Serie A after only claiming a 1-1 draw against Bologna.

Bologna is a club that is struggling just to remain in the Italian side trying to stay away from the relegation zone but still managed to snatch 1 point against Inter Milan as the team played in a surprisingly disappointing fashion.

Walter Mazzari spoke about the match and told the Italian media:

“If we want to stay at the top level, then we can’t keep throwing points away like this,” Mazzarri told Sky Sport Italia after the game.

“We created even more chances than usual. It looked like the goal was cursed and in these situations you can even lose.

“We had a series of naive errors on Bologna’s goal and it made the game an uphill struggle. We missed the seemingly impossible, but that is football and if you don’t take your chances then you don’t win.”

Inter Milan was expected to come out as the victorious side but they could only manage to secure 1 point out of the match and sees Inter Milan sitting in 4th place behind the table toppers Juventus by 8 points and their objective getting further and further out of the reach of Walter Mazzarri’s side.

As they are not participating neither in the Champions League nor the Europa League it will be even further disappointment if they fail to make a real challenge towards the silverware of Italy, The Scudetto.

INTER HAVE CHARACTER

The manager of Inter Milan, Walter Mazzarri, has hailed his side for showing character in the last game against Fiorentina.

Inter defeated Fiorentina by a close margin of 2-1 and moved up to no. 2 in the Serie A points table. They have played 5 league games so far out of which they have won 4, while; one has ended in the form of a draw. They have got 13 points at the moment.

Mazzarri was appointed as Inter boss at the start of this season and he seems to be doing his job fantastically well. Inter is playing with a positive approach and is putting up consistent performances.

However, in the game against Fiorentina, Nerazzurri was under pressure at one point of time. They were down by 0-2 with only 20 minutes to go and to secure 3 points was not looking easy for them. But, they remained calm and with a couple of wonderful strikes, they eventually managed to pull off the win.

The two guys who found the net for Inter against Fiorentina were Jonathan and Esteban Matias Cambiasso.

Talking to the reporters at the end of that game, Mazzarri said, “We were facing a high class side and we struggled at times. We gave them a few scoring chances, but, luckily, at the end, we got what we wanted.”

“We need to show a little more maturity, but, the boys should be praised for what they have done so far.”

Inter had ended the last season at the ninth position in the Serie A points table, but, the fortunes of the team seem to be changing under Mazzarri this season.

When asked about that, the 52 years old said, “All credit goes to the players. It’s because of them I am getting praised.”

Betting tips on Chelsea

Backing Chelsea to win the Premier League may be one of the safest bets you make next season. This is mainly because the Blues have very little in their way to a fourth Premier League title and with Jose Mourinho back in charge they have a proven formula in the English top flight.

Mourinho still has a core of players he used to win the title in 2005 and 2006, with John Terry, Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard and Petr Cech present. Additions such as Branislav Ivanovic, Ramires and Juan Mata have given this team extra flair and with the right boss in charge Chelsea can go far next term.

Compare their situation to Manchester United, who may struggle to even make the top three with new manager David Moyes embarking on the club’s first Sir Alex-less season in 26 years. Across the city Manuel Pellegrini is preparing for his first season in English football at the Etihad Stadium and few betting punters believe this unstable team are competent enough to mount a serious title challenge. Meanwhile both Arsenal and Tottenham are a long way off perfection and Liverpool are about to lose the only player – Luis Suarez – who could bring trophies back to Anfield. Continue reading “Betting tips on Chelsea”