Manolo Portanova


Manolo Portanova (born 2 June 2000) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Serie A club Genoa.

Manolo Portanova
Personal information
Date of birth (2000-06-02) 2 June 2000 (age 21)
Place of birth Naples, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Genoa
Number 17
Youth career
2014 Athletic Club Liberi
2015–2017 Lazio
2017–2020 Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2020 Juventus U23 24 (0)
2019–2021 Juventus 3 (0)
2021– Genoa 2 (0)
National team
2017 Italy U17 8 (0)
2017–2018 Italy U18 13 (2)
2018–2019 Italy U19 17 (5)
2020– Italy U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:31, 16 March 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2020

Club career


Portanova is a youth product of Lazio, having joined in summer 2015,[1] and started playing for their under-19 squad in the 2016–17 season.[2]

In July 2017, Portanova moved to Juventus.[3] He made his Serie C debut for Juventus U23 on 30 March 2019, in a game against Pistoiese, as a 76th-minute substitute for Luca Zanimacchia.[4] His senior and Serie A debut for Juventus came on 26 May 2019, in the club's final match of the season, coming on as a second-half substitute for Emre Can in a 2–0 away loss to Sampdoria. During the match, he set up a goal for Moise Kean, but it was disallowed for offside.[5]

On 29 January 2021, Portanova moved to Genoa for a fee of €10 million, plus a maximum of €5 million in performance-related bonuses.[6]

International career


Portanova was first called up to represent his country in 2017 with the under-17 squad.[7] He participated in the 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship; they did not advance from the group stage.[7] With the Italy U19 squad Portanova took part at the 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.[8]

On 13 October 2020, Portanova made his debut with the Italy U21 side, appearing as a substitute in a 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification match against the Republic of Ireland in Pisa, which Italy won 2–0.

Personal life


Portanova's father Daniele played in the Serie A for Siena, Bologna, and Genoa.[9]

On 10 June 2021, Portanova was placed under house arrest following an injunction related to a case of rape in the city of Siena.[10][11]

Career statistics


Club

As of match played 13 January 2021[12]
Club Season League National Cup[lower-alpha 1] Continental Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Juventus U23 2018–19 Serie C 3030
2019–20 Serie C 2106[lower-alpha 2] 0270
Total 240000060300
Juventus 2018–19 Serie A 1010
2019–20 Serie A 000000
2020–21 Serie A 20100030
Total 3010000040
Genoa 2020–21 Serie A 0000
Career total 270100060340
  1. Includes Coppa Italia
  2. Two appearances in the Serie C promotion play-offs, four appearances in the Coppa Italia Serie C

Honours


Club

Juventus U23[12]

Juventus[12]

References


  1. "MANOLO PORTANOVA - 02/06/2000 - ITALIA". MANOLO PORTANOVA - 02/06/2000 - ITALIA. Retrieved 2020-12-19.
  2. "Profile by TuttoCalciatori" (in Italian). TuttoCalciatori. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  3. "Il riepilogo dei movimenti in entrata e in uscita della Juventus" (in Italian). Juventus F.C. 1 September 2017.
  4. "Juventus U23 v Pistoiese game report by Soccerway". Soccerway. 30 March 2019.
  5. "Sampdoria 2 - 0 Juventus". Football Italia. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  6. "UFFICIALE | Portanova, Petrelli, Rovella: gli accordi con il Genoa". Juventus.com (in Italian). 28 January 2021. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  7. "Portanova U17 profile by FIGC" (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  8. "Portanova U19 profile by FIGC" (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  9. "Manolo Portanova, figlio d'arte che ha stregato la Signora ma studia da Gattuso" (in Italian). FanPage.it. 18 September 2017.
  10. "Manolo Portanova agli arresti domiciliari: accusato di stupro di gruppo da una ragazza" (in Italian). Fanpage.it. 10 June 2021. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  11. "Italian soccer player arrested over rape accusation - source". Reuters. 11 June 2021. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  12. Manolo Portanova at Soccerway. Retrieved 26 May 2019.