Aurelian Chițu

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Aurelian Chițu
Personal information
Full name Aurelian Ionuț Chițu
Date of birth (1991-03-25) 25 March 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Țăndărei, Romania
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Winger / Striker
Club information
Current team
Astra Giurgiu
Number 20
Youth career
2004–2009 Unirea Slobozia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Viitorul Constanța 119 (53)
2013–2014 Valenciennes 7 (0)
2014 PAS Giannina (loan) 3 (1)
2014– Astra Giurgiu 4 (0)
National team
2010 Romania U-19 3 (0)
2012 Romania U-21 2 (0)
2013– Romania 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 January 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 June 2013

Aurelian Ionuț Chițu (born 25 March 1991) is a Romanian footballer who plays for the Romanian Liga I club Astra Giurgiu.



In 2009, Chițu signed a contract with then Liga III club, Viitorul Constanța, helping them to promote in second tier, Liga II. In 2011, he help them to promote in the first tier of the Romanian football, Liga I. On 23 June 2012, Chițu made his debut in Liga I in a 2-2 draw with FC Brașov. In his first season in Romanian top division, he made 33 league appearances an scored 8 goals to make sure Viitorul avoid the relegation. On 5 June 2013, Chițu picked up the Digi Sport Young Player of the Year award.[1]


On 21 June 2013, he signed a 4-year contract with Valenciennes FC for an undisclosed fee.[2] On 10 August, Chițu made his debut in Ligue 1 in a 3-0 win against Toulouse.




  1. ^ "VIDEO Hagi și Chițu au venit la "Fotbal Club"! Fotbalistul a primit două premii Digi Sport" (in Romanian). Digi Sport. 5 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "A. Chitu au VAFC pour 4 ans !" (in French). Valenciennes FC Official Website. 21 June 2013. 

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