Alexandru Bourceanu

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Alexandru Bourceanu
Alexandru Bourceanu 2017.jpg
Bourceanu with Arsenal Tula in 2017
Personal information
Full name Alexandru Bourceanu
Date of birth (1985-04-24) 24 April 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Galați, Romania
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Arsenal Tula
Number 62
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Dunărea Galați 96 (7)
2008–2009 Oțelul Galați 31 (1)
2009–2011 Politehnica Timișoara 54 (2)
2011–2014 Steaua București 80 (3)
2014–2016 Trabzonspor 12 (0)
2014–2015 Steaua București (loan) 11 (0)
2016–2017 Steaua București 27 (0)
2017– Arsenal Tula 13 (0)
National team
2009–2014 Romania 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 June 2014

Alexandru Bourceanu (born 24 April 1985 in Galați) is a Romanian footballer who plays for Russian Premier League club Arsenal Tula. He plays as a defensive midfielder and is known for his combative playing style, being physically strong in spite of his short stature.

Career[edit]

Steaua București[edit]

Born in Galaţi, Bourceanu has played central defensive midfielder for various local clubs. He transferred from Politehnica Timișoara to Steaua București in the summer of 2011. After just 10 league matches, Bourceanu became team's captain.[1]

Trabzonspor[edit]

On 3 February 2014, Trabzonspor completed a 3.5-year deal for an undisclosed fee for the 28-year-old midfielder who had less than 6 months left on his contract.[2] He was loaned back home to recover completely from an injury.[3]

Arsenal Tula[edit]

On 13 January 2017, he signed a contract with the Russian Premier League side FC Arsenal Tula. The contract is for 1.5 years with an additional 1-year extension option.[4]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Steaua Bucureşti

Statistics[edit]

Statistics accurate as of match played 17 December 2016

Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Dunărea Galați 2004–05 ? ? ? ? ? ?
2005–06 ? ? ? ? ? ?
2006–07 ? ? ? ? ? ?
2007–08 ? ? ? ? ? ?
Total 96 7 ? ? 96 7
Oțelul Galați 2008–09 31 1 0 0 31 1
Total 31 1 0 0 31 1
Politehnica Timișoara 2009–10 29 1 0 0 9 0 38 1
2010–11 25 1 2 0 4 0 31 1
Total 54 2 2 0 13 0 69 2
Steaua București 2011–12 31 0 2 0 9 0 42 0
2012–13 32 3 0 0 11 0 43 3
2013–14 17 0 2 0 11 1 1 0 31 1
2014–15 (loan) 11 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 18 0
2015–16 9 0 2 0 3 0 14 0
2016–17 18 0 1 0 0 0 8 0 27 0
Total 118 3 9 0 5 0 42 1 1 0 175 4
Trabzonspor 2013–14 12 0 0 0 2 0 14 0
Total 12 0 0 0 2 0 14 0
Arsenal Tula 2016–17 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0
Career Total 311 13 11 0 5 0 57 1 1 0 385 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petrişor, Ionuţ (14 October 2011). "Bourceanu e cel mai forjat » "Gattuso" a ratat un singur meci de cînd a ajuns la Steaua" (in Romanian). Gazeta Sporturilor. 
  2. ^ "Alexandru Bourceanu ile anlaşma sağlandı". Trabzonspor.org.tr (in Turkish). 3 February 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Steaua l-a imprumutat pe Bourceanu pentru un sezon!" (in Romanian). Sport.ro. 31 August 2014. 
  4. ^ АЛЕКСАНДРУ БУРЧАНУ СТАЛ ИГРОКОМ АРСЕНАЛА (in Russian). FC Arsenal Tula. 13 January 2017. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ciprian Tătărușanu
Steaua captain
2011–2014
Succeeded by
Mihai Pintilii