Former Chelsea and Juventus striker Adrian Mutu is set to star in Snoop Dog's latest music video.

Mutu, who was banned for seven months while at Stamford Bridge for failing a drugs test, is still playing in Romania with Petrolul Ploie?ti.

Director Massimo Caroletti, said: "So far I've used other actors in the videos we've made, but I found that Mutu has great potential.

"I've personally championed Adrian's inclusion, and the whole team sees him as a good candidate.

"We will do the casting and auditions, and only then (we) will shoot the video. We will be filming in mid-April at Gyor ETO Stadium with a team of over 20 people.

"I've known (Adrian Mutu) for two years and we've built a friendship that grows stronger every day. I respect him very much because he is sincere and serious person. From my point of view, his future is in showbiz."

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