Gianni De Biasi

Giovanni "Gianni" De Biasi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒanni de ˈbjaːzi]; born 16 June 1956) is an Italian football coach and former player. He holds dual Italian and Albanian citizenship. De Biasi was the first coach of the Albania national team to lead the team to qualify for a major tournament, namely UEFA Euro 2016.

Gianni De Biasi
Personal information
Full name Giovanni De Biasi[1]
Date of birth (1956-06-16) 16 June 1956 (age 65)
Place of birth Sarmede, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Azerbaijan (head coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1975 Treviso 25 (5)
1975–1976 Inter Milan 10 (0)
1976–1977Reggiana (loan) 24 (0)
1977–1978Pescara (loan) 24 (0)
1978–1983 Brescia 161 (14)
1983–1986 Palermo 105 (9)
1986–1987 Vicenza 19 (0)
1987–1989 Treviso 51 (3)
1989–1990 Bassano Virtus 55
Teams managed
1990–1991 Bassano Virtus 55 (youth team)
1991–1992 Vicenza (youth team)
1992–1993 Vastese
1993–1996 Carpi
1996 Cosenza
1997 Cosenza
1997–1999 SPAL
1999–2003 Modena
2003–2005 Brescia
2005–2006 Torino
2007 Torino
2007–2008 Levante
2008 Torino
2009–2010 Udinese
2011–2017 Albania
2017 Alavés
2020– Azerbaijan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only