Nicolò Rovella


Nicolò Rovella (born 4 December 2001) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Genoa, on loan from Juventus.

Nicolò Rovella
Personal information
Full name Nicolò Rovella
Date of birth (2001-12-04) 4 December 2001 (age 19)
Place of birth Segrate, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Genoa (on loan from Juventus)
Number 65
Youth career
0000–2017 ASD Alcione
2017–2019 Genoa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019–2021 Genoa 11 (0)
2021– Juventus 0 (0)
2021–Genoa (loan) 5 (0)
National team
2018 Italy U17 6 (0)
2018–2019 Italy U18 8 (0)
2019-2020 Italy U19 10 (0)
2020– Italy U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:16, 6 April 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 May 2021

Club career


Rovella made his professional debut with Genoa in a 3–2 Coppa Italia win over Ascoli on 3 December 2019.[2] He made his Serie A debut on 21 December 2019, aged 18, playing as a substitute in the match lost 4–0 against Inter Milan away from home.[3]

On 29 January 2021, Juventus announced the signing of Rovella on a three-and-a-half-year contract for €18 million, plus a maximum of €20 million in performance-related bonuses.[4] Rovella will remain on loan at Genoa until the end of the 2021–22 season.[4]

International career


On 12 November 2020, Rovella made his debut with the Italy U21 playing as a starter in an European Championship qualifying match won 2–1 against Iceland in Reykjavík.

Career statistics


As of match played 19 March 2021[5]
Club Season League National Cup[lower-alpha 1] Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Genoa 2019–20 Serie A 201030
2020–21[lower-alpha 2] 9020110
Genoa (loan) 500050
Total 16030190
Career total 16030190
  1. Includes the Coppa Italia
  2. Rovella was a Genoa player until 29 January 2021, when Juventus bought him and sent him back on loan to Genoa.

References


  1. "Nicolò Rovella". www.tuttocalciatori.net. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  2. "Genoa vs. Ascoli - 3 December 2019 - Soccerway". Soccerway.
  3. "Genoa, Rovella promosso sotto gli occhi dell'Inter. L'esordio, le punizioni, Modric e il mercato che già chiama". Calciomercato.com | Tutte le news sul calcio in tempo reale (in Italian). Retrieved 23 February 2021.
  4. "UFFICIALE | Portanova, Petrelli, Rovella: gli accordi con il Genoa". Juventus.com (in Italian). 28 January 2021. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  5. Nicolò Rovella at Soccerway. Retrieved 28 January 2021.