CHELSEA ALMOST SIGNED CHIVU IN 2006

Every football fan would most likely have a list of a couple of players their darling club tried but failed to sign at some point. Chelsea in particular have come close to signing a couple of great players in the past who, for one reason or another, they were not able to sign.

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According to a recent report, one of the players Chelsea failed to sign is former Inter Milan and Romania defender Christian Chivu. The former Serie A defender is a legend of the game and was a defensive maestro during his playing career. He is one person any Chelsea fan would clearly have loved for the club to sign given the circumstances.
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HOW CHIVUBECAME INTER LEGEND

Christian enjoyed a relatively good career especially at club football level and he was able to retire as a legend for Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A. He started his club career at CSM Resita before he played some first team games for the club between 1997/98. Christian Chivu scored two goals in 24 games for the first team at CSM Resita in the league before he signed for FC UniversitateaCraiova for the 1998/99 season. Christian Chivu netted three times in 32 league games for the club before he left to move abroad for the first time in his career. His first club outside Romania was Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch Eredivisie. Ex-Romanian national team player Chivu was at Ajax Amsterdam for four seasons before Italian Serie A capital club AS Roma were inspired to pay €18m for his services. AS Roma saw the quality in Christian Chivu and they were able to prise the utility defender away from the Dutch league. Christian Chivu was a versatile defender during his career as he can play as a left-back or as a left-sided centre back.


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CHRISTIAN CHIVU: COUNTRY CAREER EXPOSED

Inter Milan coach Christian Chivu was an important player for his country during his professional career. The 40-year-old represented Romania for over a decade though his generation was unable to hit the heights reached by the Gheorghe Hagi generation. Hagi was the main player for Romania as they reached the quarterfinals at the FIFA World Cup tournament in the United States of America.

 

Romania stunned previous World Cup finalists Argentina in the second round. Argentina were without the banned Diego Maradona and they could not cope as they lost 3-2 to the Romanians. Romania and Sweden were involved in a thrilling four-goal game in the quarterfinals. The two nations played out a 2-2 draw at the end of both regulation time and extra time before Sweden triumphed during penalty shootout. Continue reading “CHRISTIAN CHIVU: COUNTRY CAREER EXPOSED”

CHRISTIAN CHIVU: LEAGUE STATS REVEALED

Christian Chivu is undoubtedly one of the best players of Romanian football in the last two decades. Since his retirement from football at Inter Milan six years ago, Christian Chivu has opted for a career in management. Christian Chivu has been a coach at Inter Milan since he called time on his football career. He has since coaches three youth teams at Inter Milan. ChristianChivu was the coach for the u-14 team at Inter Milan from 2018 to 2019. He was then promoted to the Inter u-17 team from 2019 to 2020.Christian Chivu is now the u-18 team coach at Inter Milan having assumed the role last year. Christian Chivu has impressed a great deal as an Inter Milan coach.


Chivu, 40, enjoyed a fantastic playing careerand he’s on course to achieve a similar status as far as his coaching career but it’s still early doors. He has managed for just two years at Inter Milan. The Nerazzurioffered him the chance to start his career as a coach and he’s taking it both hands as things stand.
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