Massimo Battara

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Massimo Battara
Massimo Battara.jpg
Massimo Battara in 2011
Personal information
Full name Massimo Battara
Date of birth (1963-05-03) 3 May 1963 (age 51)
Place of birth Genua, Italy
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Schalke 04 (Goalkeeping Coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1982 Bologna
1982–1983 Viadanese
1983–1984 Sampdoria
1984–1985 Sambenedettese
1985–1996 Puteolana Internapoli
1986–1989 Casertana
1989–1991 Salernitana
1991–1992 US Lecce
1992–1993 SPAL
1994–1995 U.S. Sassuolo Calcio
Teams managed
1998–2000 Ittihad Jeddah FC (Goalkeeping Coach)
2001 Napoli (Goalkeeping Coach)
2001–2002 Fiorentina (Goalkeeping Coach)
2004–2008 Internazionale (Goalkeeping Coach)
2008–2009 Benevento (Goalkeeping Coach)
2009–2013 Manchester City (Goalkeeping Coach)
2014– Schalke 04 (Goalkeeping Coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Massimo Battara (born 1 January 1963) is a football coach and former Italian footballer. He is currently the goalkeeping coach for Schalke 04. Until his resignation on Wednesday 15th May, 2013, he was the goalkeeping coach at Manchester City.[2]

Battara has also worked at Inter Milan with current Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini, and joined City in December 2009 as part of Mancini's new coaching team.


  1. ^ "Massimo Battara Profile". 10 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Massimo Battara


FA Cup with Manchester City F.C. 2011