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All You Need To Know About Arsenal New Target Manuel Locatelli



All You Need To Know About Arsenal New Target Manuel Locatelli

Current Premier League table-toppers , Arsenal is looking to add depth to their midfield and have turned to a former target, Manuel Locatelli to strengthen the squad.

Locatelli moved to the Juventus last summer on an initial two-year loan, with Juve having an obligation to then purchase the player for €25 million over three years with €12.5m in potential add-ons. This summer will see that obligation kick in – unless a suitor comes to prise the Euro 2020 winner away from his homeland.

Arsenal has previously had a £34m bid turned down for Locatelli during his Sassuolo days. The Italian moved from AC Milan after original promise, impressed under now-Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi and earned a move to Turin, working under Max Allegri, the manager who gave him his break to train with the first team at just 15 years old.

But Juventus have struggled this season, finding themselves way off the pace in Serie A and Allegri’s second spell at the Allianz Stadium may be cut short, should poor form continue. If the two-time European champions fail to qualify for the Champions League, Locatelli may be persuaded to seek pastures new.


Manuel Locatelli’s Biography

Manuel Locatelli was born in Lecco on 8 January 1998 and is an Italian footballer, midfielder for Sassuolo and the Italian national team. He is 23 years old, 185cm tall and weighs about 76kg. He is of the astrological sign of Capricorn.

Manuel Locatelli’s Early Life and Family

Manuel Locatelli was born in Lecco, a city of 48,131 inhabitants in Lombardy, northern Italy. His birth name is Manuel Locatelli.

He holds an Italian nationality and belongs to the Romance ethnic group. Capricorn is his star sign. He was raised in a Christian household which he is practicing now.


Manuel was born into a middle-class family. His father, Emanuele Locatelli is an employee at the bank while his mother is a housewife. He has a brother named Mattia Locatelli who is a big fan of Juventus FC. Manuel grew up with his brother in his hometown Lecco.

Growing up he developed a keen interest in football and it was always his childhood dream to become a footballer. To fulfill his dream, he began playing from a very small age and joined the youth academy of the Italian football club Atalanta.

All You Need To Know About Arsenal New Target Manuel Locatelli

Manuel Locatelli

Manuel Locatelli’s Career

Manuel Locatelli began playing football at an early age. He joined Atalanta’s institute in 2007. He laterjoined AC Milan’s childhood framework in 2009. He advanced through every adolescent classification from Esordienti to Primavera.

He marked his first expert agreement with Milan in July 2015. He was elevated to the club’s first team in 2016. He made his first-team just as Serie An introduction against Carpi in April 2016.


Locatelli scored his first Serie goal against Sassuolo in October 2016. He turned out to be essential for Milan that won the Supercoppa Italiana in 2016. Following his amazing exhibitions in the 2016-17 season, he signed an agreement expansion with the club until 2020.

He got the main red card of his profession in the 2016-17 Coppa Italia Quarter Final match against Juventus in January 2017. After his playing time was restricted in the club, he was advanced to Sassuolo in August 2018 with a purchase out alternative. He had presented a full exchange demand.

His transition to Sassuolo was made perpetual in 2019. He was essential for Italy’s U19 football crew that wrapped sprinters up in 2016 Under 19 Championship. He was likewise essential for Italy’s U21 group that arrived at the elimination rounds of the 2017 UEFA European U21 Championship.


Locatelli made his senior global introduction against the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League in September 2020. He scored his introduction senior global objective against Bulgaria in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in March 2021.

He was remembered for the Italy team for the UEFA Euro 2020. He scored a support in Italy’s subsequent gathering stage match against Switzerland.

10 Facts About Manuel Locatelli you may not know

1 He prefers to shoot with his right foot.


2 He wears Nike Phantom GT Elite DF soccer cleats in 2020-2021.

3 He began his football career with Atalanta.

4 Locatelli signed his first professional contract with AC Milan.


5He scored his first Serie A goal on 2nd October 2016.

6 He was part of the Italy U17 team at the 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

7 His playing style has been compared to that of Argentine midfielder Fernando Redondo.


8 The Guardian named him one of the 50 best young players in the world who were born in 1998.

9 He won Supercoppa Italiana 2016 with Juventus FC.

10. On 25 January 2017, Locatelli was sent off for the first time in his career.


Infoexpert24 understands that should manager Mikel Arteta and director Edu Gaspar succeedin bringing Manuel Locatelli to Arsenal, Xhaka could well have competition for his spot


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