Emanuele Giaccherini

Factfile: Emanuele Giaccherini

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by Oscar Chamberlain

safc.com profiles Italian international midfielder.

Emanuele Giaccherini

-          Born in Bibbiena, Italy on 5th May 1985

-          Progressed through the youth ranks at Cesena where he made his first-team debut in 2008

-          Spent time on loan with Forli, Bellaria Igea and Pavia prior to making his Cesena first-team debut

-          Continued to impress for Cesena as they were promoted to Serie B in the 2008-09 season

-          Made 32 appearances and scored eight goals as Cesena finished as runners-up in Serie B and were thus promoted

-          Emanuele made 36 appearances in Cesena’s debut season in Serie A, scoring eight goals as Cavallucci Marini maintained their top-flight status

-          Joined Juventus on a co-ownership deal at the start of the 2011-12 season

-          Made 27 appearances in his debut season, scoring three goals, one of which was a 90th-minute winner against Bologna in the Coppa Italia

-          Giaccherini made his Italy debut at the end of the campaign in a 1-1 draw with Spain

-          Juventus signed Giaccherini outright at the beginning of the 2012-13 season

-          Emanele added a further 25 appearances last season, featuring in the Champions League and also Serie A as The Old Lady won their second consecutive title

-          He also added 12 caps for his country, scoring his first goal in a friendly with Haiti before notching against Brazil at the Confederations Cup.