Cristian Manea (born 9 August 1997) is a Romanian professional footballer who plays as a right back for Apollon Limassol.
Started his career at Gheorghe Hagi Academy.
Moved to Viitorul Constanța in 2014.
He made his Liga I debut during the 2014.
Reported that he had agreed £2.3 million move to Chelsea in March 2015 but these reports were false, Chelsea had only been offered the player.
signed for Apollon Limassol in February 2016 and was loaned back to Viitorul Constanța
Joined Mouscron on a season-long loan from Apollon Limassol.
Called up to the Romania senior team after only 5 matches at club level.
Made his debut in May 2014 against Albania, becoming the youngest player to appear for the Romania national football team.