On 25 July 2010 he makes dream debut for Steaua in Liga I against Universitatea Cluj. On 29 August he scored his first goal for Steaua in the 1–1 home match against FC Timişoara. On the next day, the club chairman George Becali announced, that he was sold due to bad discipline. Păcurar spent only 2 months in Steaua and was sold to Universitatea Cluj.
PFC CSKA Sofia
On 27 July 2012 Alex signed a 3-year contract with PFC CSKA Sofia. Păcurar made his official debut for CSKA in 3–0 home win against Botev Vratsa.