Andrea Colpani


Andrea Colpani (born 11 May 1999) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie B club Monza, on loan from Atalanta, and the Italy national under-21 team. Due to his similarities to Javier Pastore, Colpani is sometimes nicknamed "El Flaco".[2]

Andrea Colpani
Personal information
Full name Andrea Colpani[1]
Date of birth (1999-05-11) 11 May 1999 (age 22)
Place of birth Brescia, Italy
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Monza (on loan from Atalanta)
Number 28
Youth career
0000–2019 Atalanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Atalanta 0 (0)
2019–2020Trapani (loan) 34 (0)
2020–Monza (loan) 23 (1)
National team
2018–2019 Italy U20 13 (0)
2020– Italy U21 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:14, 10 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:45, 18 November 2020 (UTC)

Club career


Atalanta

Colpani is a product of the Atalanta Youth Sector, and started playing for their under-19 squad in the 2016–17 season.[3]

In the 2017–18 and 2018–19, he was called up to the senior squad on several occasions, including the 2019 Coppa Italia Final, but did not make any appearances.

Loan to Trapani

On 17 July 2019, Colpani was loaned to newly-promoted Serie B club Trapani on a season-long loan.[4] He made his professional Serie B debut for Trapani, on 24 August 2019, against Ascoli. He started the game and played the first 63 minutes.[5] Colpani played 34 league games for Trapani, as well as two games in Coppa Italia.[6]

Loan to Monza

On 22 August 2020, Colpani was sent on a two-year loan to newly-promoted Serie B side Monza, with an option and conditional obligation to purchase.[6] He scored his first goal on 16 March 2021, as a substitute in a 2–0 home win over Reggiana.[7]

International


Colpani was selected for Italy's 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup squad, and made four appearances at the tournament—three as substitute—as Italy finished in 4th place.[8] Colpani played 16 games between 2018 and 2019 for the under-20 team.[9] On 3 September 2020, Colpani scored a free kick for Italy U21 on his debut, in a friendly against Slovenia.[10]

References


  1. "FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019: List of Players: Italy" (PDF). FIFA. 13 June 2019. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 February 2020.
  2. "Esposito: "Al Chievo sto benissimo. Sogno di giocare in Nazionale con mio fratello Sebastiano. Scamacca, Vignato e Carnesecchi da Serie A" - TuttoB.com". www.tuttob.com (in Italian). Retrieved 25 August 2020.
  3. Andrea Colpani at TuttoCalciatori.net (in Italian)
  4. "ANDREA COLPANI AL TRAPANI" (Press release) (in Italian). Atalanta. 17 July 2019.
  5. "Ascoli v Trapani game report". Soccerway. 24 August 2019.
  6. "Nuovo innesto a centrocampo: ecco Andrea Colpani - Associazione Calcio Monza S.p.A." www.monzacalcio.com (in Italian). Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  7. Zei, Francesco (16 March 2021). "D'Errico: "Vittoria meritatissima. Dobbiamo dare continuità"". Forza Monza (in Italian). Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  8. "Italy U20 v Ecuador U20 game report". FIFA. 14 June 2019.
  9. "FIGC". www.figc.it. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  10. "Esordio in Under 21 con gol per Andrea Colpani! - Associazione Calcio Monza S.p.A." www.monzacalcio.com (in Italian). Retrieved 3 September 2020.