Report: Former Chelsea striker's drunken antics cost him Indian visa

Adrian Mutu

Adrian Mutu has been the centre of controversy once again, reportedly turning up drunk to get his Indian visa ahead of the Indian Super League.

It seems that Adrian Mutu hasn't matured much since his Chelsea days after the Romanian international was reported to have turned up to get his Indian visa under the influence of alcohol.

Mutu is just one of many ageing stars to have signed up for the inaugural Indian Super League and he is expected to play for FC Pune City.

However, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Mutu has jeopardised that contract with another drunken episode.

The Italian newspaper claims that the former Fiorentina striker was in such a bad state when he turned up to the Indian Embassy in Bucharest that he was kicked out after insulting staff.

As yet there is no conclusive proof of the claim and Mutu and FC Pune City are yet to comment.

The lack of a visa would at least cost him the chance to take on Alessandro Del Piero's Delhi Dynamos and could mean his misses out on the Indian Super League altogether.

Mutu has done a medical at FC Pune City and is to all intents and purposes their player, but the club would have cause to rip up his contract.

It could be yet another controversial chapter in the career of a gifted marksman who has struggled with off-the-pitch problems.

Mutu was sacked by Chelsea when he failed a drugs test as cocaine showed in his system back in 2004 and throughout his career his wild lifestyle has set back his playing ability. 

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