Daniel Vasile Petrescu (born 22 December 1967 in Bucharest) is a Romanian football manager and former player, currently the manager of Kuban Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League.
He is famous for having played for Steaua Bucureşti in the 1988-1989 Champions League Final and winning the Uefa Cup Winners' Cup and UEFA Super Cup with FA Premier League club Chelsea. Petrescu also received 95 international caps for the Romanian national side.
After playing for Steaua Bucureşti's youth teams, Dan Petrescu was promoted into the first team in 1986 in a game played by Steaua just one month after winning the European Cup. Petrescu was loaned to FC Olt for the 1986–87 season, but asked to come back to Steaua Bucureşti in 1987.
He was an important part of the team which reached the semifinals of the European Cup in 1988 and the final in 1989. Also in 1989 he played for the Romanian national team for the first time, but missed the World Cup of the following year due to an injury.
In 1991 he was bought by Foggia of Italy, in a period when the club saw promotion to Serie A. In 1993 he moved to Genoa.
Petrescu signed for Sheffield Wednesday in 1994 from Genoa, after a successful World Cup for...