Salvatore Elia


Salvatore Elia (born 30 June 1999) is an Italian football player. He plays for Perugia on loan from Atalanta.

Salvatore Elia
Personal information
Date of birth (1999-06-30) 30 June 1999 (age 21)
Place of birth Prato, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Perugia
Number 7
Youth career
0000–2018 Atalanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Atalanta 0 (0)
2018–2020Juve Stabia (loan) 50 (3)
2020– Perugia 38 (9)
National team
2016 Italy U17 1 (0)
2016 Italy U18 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 March 2021

Club career


Atalanta

Born in Prato, Elia was a youth exponent of Atalanta.

Loan to Juve Stabia

On 31 July 2018. Elia was signed by Serie C club Juve Stabia on a season-long loan deal.[2] On 16 September he made his professional debut, in Serie C, as a substitute replacing Luigi Canotto in the 72nd minute of a 3–0 away win over Siracusa.[3] On 20 November he played his first entire match for the team, a 4–0 home win over Viterbese Castrense.[4] Two weeks later, on 2 December, Elia scored his first professional goal in the 85th minute of a 2–0 home win over Bisceglie.[5] On 14 April 2019, Elia scored his second goal in the 71st minute of a 3–2 away win over Sicula Leonzio.[6] On 18 May he scored his third goal in the 78th minute in a 2–2 home draw against Virtus Entella in the Supercoppa di Serie C.[7] Elia helped Juve Stabia to win the championship, the promotion in Serie B and he ended his loan with 32 appearances, 3 goals and 6 assists.[8]

On 11 July 2019, his loan was extended for another season.[9] One month later, on 11 August, he played his first match of the season, a match lost 3–2 at penalties after a 1–1 home draw against Imolese in the second round of Coppa Italia.[10] On 25 August he made his Serie B debut for Juve Stabia as a substitute replacing Giacomo Calò in the 82nd minute of a 2–1 away defeat against Empoli.[11] One week later, on 1 September he played his first match as a starter, a 2–0 home defeat against Pisa, he was replaced after 68 minutes by Massimiliano Carlini.[12] Two weeks later he played his first entire match for the club in Serie B, a 0–0 away draw against Perugia.[13] On 20 June 2019, he scored his first goal in Serie B, as a substitute, in the 87th minute of a 3–1 away defeat against Pescara.[14] Elia ended his second season at Juve Stabia with 21 appearanceces, 1 goal and 1 assist, however the club was relegated in Serie C.[8]

Loan to Perugia

On 25 September 2020, he joined Serie C club Perugia on loan on a season-long loan deal.[15] Two days later, on 27 September, he made his debut for the club as a substitute replacing Vlad Dragomir in the 77th minute of a 2–2 home draw against Alma Juventus Fano.[16] On 18 October he played his first entire match for the club, a 2–0 home win over Fermana.[17] On 6 December he scored his first goal for the club in the 29th minute of a 2–0 home win over Imolese.[18] On 17 February 2021, Elia scored twice in a 4-0 home win over Legnago Salus.[19]

Career statistics


Club

As of 18 March 2021
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Juve Stabia (loan) 2018–19 Serie C 30 2 0 0 2[lower-alpha 1] 1 32 3
2019–20 Serie B 20 1 1 0 21 1
Perugia (loan) 2020–21 Serie C 28 5 2 0 30 5
Career total 78 8 3 0 2 1 83 9
  1. All appearances in Supercoppa di Serie C

Honours


Club

Juve Stabia

References


  1. "Profile by TuttoCalciatori" (in Italian). TuttoCalciatori. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  2. "UFFICIALE: Juve Stabia, dall'Atalanta arriva in prestito Elia - TUTTOmercatoWEB.com". Retrieved 2018-09-21.
  3. "Siracusa vs. Juve Stabia - 16 September 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-09-21.
  4. "Juve Stabia vs. Viterbese Castrense - 20 November 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-12-11.
  5. "Juve Stabia vs. Bisceglie - 2 December 2018 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2018-12-11.
  6. "Sicula Leonzio vs. Juve Stabia - 14 April 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  7. "Juve Stabia vs. Virtus Entella - 18 May 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  8. "Italy - S. Elia - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  9. "UFFICIALE: Juve Stabia, Elia resta. E arriva Mallamo - TUTTOmercatoWEB.com". www.tuttomercatoweb.com (in Italian). Retrieved 2019-07-12.
  10. "Juve Stabia vs. Imolese - 11 August 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  11. "Empoli vs. Juve Stabia - 25 August 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-09-02.
  12. "Juve Stabia vs. Pisa - 1 September 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-09-02.
  13. "Perugia vs. Juve Stabia - 14 September 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-09-15.
  14. "Pescara vs. Juve Stabia - 20 June 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-08-05.
  15. "ELIA È BIANCOROSSO!" (Press release) (in Italian). Perugia. 25 September 2020.
  16. "Perugia vs. Fano - 27 September 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-10-06.
  17. "Perugia vs. Fermana - 18 October 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  18. "Perugia vs. Imolese - 6 December 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-12-19.
  19. "Perugia vs. Legnago Salus - 17 February 2021 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2021-03-18.