Mutu’s wild life – Chelsea coke disgrace and Transylvanian temptress to membership boss

Former Chelsea badboy Adrian Mutu has lived a wild life stuffed with scandal and controversy – from consuming blood and romping with porn stars to testing optimistic for cocaine.

Despite a profession that noticed him play for the Premier League giants and Italy’s prime golf equipment together with Inter Milan, Parma, Juventus and Fiorentina, his trophy cupboard is surprisingly naked. And that may actually be attributed partially to the chaos of his private life, though it hasn’t stopped Romanian giants CFR Cluj appointing him as their supervisor final month.

Mutu’s childhood in Calinesti, Romania, the place his dad was a mathematician and his mum a pc operator, gave little trace of the turbulent way of life that lay forward. A objective spree for his native Dinamo Bucharest alerted Inter Milan to his skills and a transfer to Serie A adopted, earlier than his performances for Parma earned him a Ballon d’Or nomination.

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But his troubles escalated after he joined Chelsea in 2003 – a £15m star signing authorised by former proprietor Roman Abramovich after then-manager Claudio Ranieri recognized him as his prime goal. The Italian supervisor as soon as in contrast Mutu to a “snake”, saying he was a “born predator”, earlier than including: “Mutu is so clever, so cunning and stays hidden until it is necessary to apply the killer finish.”

Ranieri continued: “He can ghost in from behind the main striker and, when he does, the goalkeeper will be a dead man. This is why I have dreamed of signing Mutu for such a very long time.”

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Adrian Mutu was top of then Chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri's shopping list when he arrived at Stamford Bridge
Adrian Mutu was prime of then Chelsea supervisor Claudio Ranieri’s buying listing when he arrived at Stamford Bridge

Envisioning targets and assists galore at Stamford Bridge, he added that when the Russian oligarch requested him to attract up a listing of gamers he wished, he put Mutu “right at the top”. Ranieri mentioned: “He is a champion, a strong character – and I demand champions and strong characters in this side.”

Past these optimistic headlines, nevertheless, a darker story was unfolding in Mutu’s life. His first few months at Chelsea noticed him rating a long-range winner towards Leicester on his debut and bag two targets in a 4-2 victory over arch-rivals Tottenham to make him an instantaneous fan favorite.

But these robust showings have been marred by allegations of him assaulting his former spouse and mom of his son, the Romanian TV presenter and actress Alexandra Dinu. Although these prices have been finally dropped, the couple did find yourself separating below the general public eye.

Alexandra Dinu was Adrian Mutu's first wife
Alexandra Dinu was Adrian Mutu’s first spouse

Mutu’s private issues escalated, and his soccer suffered as nicely. The one-time pledge of success for Abramovich appeared to falter because the targets stopped flowing.

As he struggled on the sector, Mutu’s romantic life took a flip. A relationship with Miss Israel Moran Atias ended with one other relationship with TV host Christina ‘Kitty’ Cepraga. And then issues bought actually bizarre.

In 2004, he discovered himself in sizzling water after being caught in a sting with an grownup movie actress in Romania. His dalliance with porn star Laura Andreson was entrance web page information in his homeland, after he allegedly sucked blood from the reduce finger of the ‘Transylvanian temptress’, earlier than they’d intercourse.

Adult actress Laura Andreson claimed a cut finger led to some blood sucking before she and Adrian Mutu got intimate on a kitchen table
Adult actress Laura Andreson claimed a reduce finger led to some blood sucking earlier than she and Adrian Mutu bought intimate on a kitchen desk

When he returned that summer season to fulfill Chelsea’s new supervisor, Jose Mourinho, the gaffer appeared disinterested resulting from rumours about Mutu’s partying. Mutu would go on to say that the Portuguese boss would favour his star signing Didier Drogba over him.

Even although Abramovich hoped for giant issues from his star signing, Mutu solely made two substitute appearances earlier than his subsequent catastrophe struck. He was known as up for worldwide obligation after lacking three weeks at Chelsea resulting from damage.

“Mourinho said I was injured but it’s not true,” claimed Mutu. “I have been in good condition for five days and he knew that.”

Jose Mourinho and Adrian Mutu did'nt see eye to eye at Chelsea
Jose Mourinho and Adrian Mutu did not see eye to eye at Chelsea

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Stoking the flames even larger, Mutu mentioned: “I don’t care about being fined. I want everyone to know that the national team is the most important thing for me. I’ll play against the Czech Republic at any risk. Such a match is so important for the national team that I cannot miss it.”

Not one to remain quiet, Mourinho responded publicly. It led to a feud between two of the Premier League’s huge names.

“Nobody in Chelsea football club said he cannot go to the national team, he cannot train with the national team, he is not in condition, you are forbidden to go, nobody,” declared Mourinho. “We never say to a player ‘you don’t go’ because we can’t.”

Adrian Mutu got off to a great start at Chelsea but then things soon turned sour
Adrian Mutu bought off to an important begin at Chelsea however then issues quickly turned bitter

Mourinho hit Mutu with the most important wonderful attainable, a whopping £120,000, however that was simply the beginning of the drama. Chelsea gave him the boot for failing a medicine take a look at, which confirmed he had cocaine in his blood.

The membership mentioned: “We want to make clear that Chelsea has a zero tolerance policy towards drugs. This applies to both performance-enhancing drugs or so-called ‘recreational’ drugs. They have no place at our club or in sport.”

Mutu was banned from soccer for seven months by The FA, however he mentioned he by no means took cocaine. He mentioned he solely used one thing to boost his love life.

“I am not hooked on drugs,” Mutu insisted. “I categorically deny this.”

TV host Christina 'Kitty' Cepraga was romantically linked to Adrian Mutu after he split with his first wife
TV host Christina ‘Kitty’ Cepraga was romantically linked to Adrian Mutu after he cut up together with his first spouse

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“The only reason I took what I took was because I wanted to improve my sexual performance. It may be funny but it is true.

“I didn’t take cocaine. I took one thing to make me really feel good.”

Mutu, who went on to marry Dominican model Consuelo Matos Gomez and have two daughters together before a divorce in 2015, was sacked by Chelsea for breach of contract.

He managed to get back into football with Juventus – as a bit part player for the side that won two league titles but had them both revoked due to the Calciopoli scandal – yet the mess with Chelsea continued to hang over Mutu. After the club fired him, they went after him for £15.2million.

Adrian Mutu with his second wife, model Consuelo Matos Gomez, at a Milan fashion show
Adrian Mutu together with his second spouse, mannequin Consuelo Matos Gomez, at a Milan style present

Mutu and Chelsea fought in courtroom for years. His final enchantment bought chucked out in October 2018 and neither aspect have provided an replace since, though talking in 2018, the Blues mentioned they have been nonetheless actively pursuing the damages owed to them.

Despite his disgrace, and one other nine-month medication ban after a optimistic take a look at for urge for food suppressant sibutramine whereas at Fiorentina in 2010, he did resurrect his profession with la Viola, scoring 54 targets in 112 appearances. But his further curricular actions have been nonetheless off the wall.

Mutu starred in a music video with rap legend Snoop Dogg, sitting in a nightclub with a stunning lady on his arm at a desk stuffed with champagne and cigars in fact. Yet he additionally bought a legislation diploma, confessed his love of studying poetry, and in 2013, confirmed his form coronary heart when he wished to undertake a child present in a Chinese sewage pipe.

Former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu earned himself a nine-month ban

Mutu shared: “I couldn’t figure out how to carry on living, how to eat my breakfast, when I saw this story on TV. He’s a special child. When I saw the baby I said: ‘I must adopt him, he has been sent to me by God.'”

He additionally mentioned: “Just look at this poor little fellow. He made such a strong impression on me. I told my wife we have to help him, we have to do everything we can.”

And: “I never thought I would adopt a baby, I had no plan concerning that, but I just know I have to help this one.”

Even although Mutu did not get to undertake the newborn, it appeared like he had grown up. He mentioned dwelling in Florence helped him keep calm, whereas he married once more, tying the knot with former mannequin and Miss Romania contestant Sandra Bachici, 15 years his junior, with whom he had a fourth baby.

Stunning Sandra is some 15 years Adrian Mutu's junior
Stunning Sandra is a few 15 years Adrian Mutu’s junior

“Florence is home for me,” Mutu defined. “People here love me and I have forgotten about the cocaine and my sad time in London.”

He went on to say his agent had defined there have been provides from Premier League golf equipment to return to England. But he insisted: “Without meaning any offence, I would not go back to London if they paid me a fortune in gold.”

Mutu mentioned: “I’ve got nothing against English people. They are very nice and they are crazy for football, and the Premier League is clearly a great competition, but nowhere is as good as Florence for me.”

The man who scored 35 targets for his nation – a joint file alongside the legendary Gheorghe Hagi, regardless of taking part in 46 fewer video games – went on to educate Romania’s under-21s, together with then rising stars Ianis Hagi and George Puscas. However, Mutu’s relationship together with his nationwide staff wasn’t all the time easy.

In 2011 he was despatched house and banned for 3 video games after he and a team-mate have been caught consuming at a bar whereas Romania have been taking part in in a pleasant. And in 2013 he was once more barred from taking part in for Romania after he posted a picture of supervisor Victor Piţurca as Mr Bean on Facebook. Asked about his ups and downs, the now 45-year-old mentioned: “I guess I am the ultimate split personality.”

Yet after ill-fated managerial spells with the reserves of United Arab Emirates membership Al Wahd, Romanian Liga I membership Voluntari – the place he lasted simply two months – and Azerbaijan Premier League outfit Neftçi, he was appointed the boss of CFR Cluj on the finish of January. The Railwaymen, who’re presently second within the TremendousLiga, have been victorious in Mutu’s first recreation in cost debut and little question have a wild journey forward with him on the helm.