Pierluigi Pinto


Pierluigi Pinto (born 22 September 1998) is an Italian football player. He plays as a defender for Fiorentina

Pierluigi Pinto
Personal information
Full name Pierluigi Pinto
Date of birth (1998-09-22) 22 September 1998 (age 22)
Place of birth Brindisi, Italy
Height 1.88 cm (6ft 2in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Fiorentina
Youth career
0000–2018 Fiorentina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Fiorentina 0 (0)
2018–2019Arezzo (loan) 32 (0)
2019–2020Salernitana (loan) 4 (0)
2020Bari (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 January 2020

Club career


Fiorentina

Born in Brindisi, Pinto was a youth exponent of Fiorentina.

Loan to Arezzo

On 13 July 2018, Pinto and Luca Mosti were loaned to Serie C club Arezzo on a season-long loan deal.[1] On 16 September he made his professional debut, in Serie C, for Arezzo in a 1–0 away win over Lucchese, he played the entire match.[2] He became Arezzo's first-choice early in the season. From September 2018 to March 2019 he played 29 consecutive entire matches until he was replaced by Lorenzo Burzigotti in the 57th minute of a 3–0 away defeat against Carrarese.[3] Pinto ended his season-long to Arezzo with 37 appearances, including 36 as a starter, and he helped the club to reach the qurter-finals of the play-off, however the lost 4–2 on aggregate against Pisa.[4]

Loan to Salernitana and Bari

On 29 August 2019, Pinto joined Serie B club Salernitana on loan with an option to purchase.[5] Three months later, on 2 November, Pinto made his debut for the club and in Serie B as a starter in a 2–1 home win over Virtus Entella, he was replaced by Paweł Jaroszyński after 85 minutes.[6] Four weeks later, on 30 November, he played his first entire match for the club, a 1–1 home draw against Ascoli.[7] In January 2020, his loan was terminated and he returned to Fiorentina leaving Salernitana with only 4 appearances, but all as a starter, remaining an unused substitute for 13 other maches during the loan.[4]

On 31 January 2020, Pinto was loaned to Serie C club Bari.[8] However he remained always an unused substitute without playing any match for the club.[4]

Career statistics


Club

As of 1 February 2020
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Arezzo (loan) 2018–19 Serie C 32 0 0 0 5[lower-alpha 1] 0 37 0
Salernitana (loan) 2019–20 Serie B 4 0 0 0 4 0
Bari (loan) 2019–20 Serie C 0 0 0 0
Career total 36 0 0 0 5 0 41 0
  1. All appearance(s) in Serie C play-off.

References


  1. "UFFICIALE: Arezzo scatenato, dieci arrivi nella giornata odierna - TUTTOmercatoWEB.com". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  2. "Lucchese vs. Arezzo - 16 September 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  3. "Carrarese vs. Arezzo - 16 March 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  4. "Italy - P. Pinto - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
  5. "Pierluigi Pinto è un giocatore della Salernitana" (Press release) (in Italian). Salernitana. 29 August 2019.
  6. "Salernitana vs. Virtus Entella - 2 November 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-11-16.
  7. "Salernitana vs. Ascoli - 30 November 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-12-01.
  8. "Benvenuto Pierluigi Pinto !" (Press release) (in Italian). Bari. 31 January 2020.