Alessio Sestu

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Alessio Sestu
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Personal information
Full name Alessio Sestu
Date of birth (1983-09-29) 29 September 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Alessandria
(on loan from Chievo)
Number 14
Youth career
Lazio
2001–2002 Sora (loan)
2002–2003 Modena
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Treviso 1 (0)
2003–2004 Südtirol (loan) 15 (0)
2005–2006 Cittadella (loan) 35 (4)
2006 Mantova (loan) 7 (0)
2006–2007 Salernitana (loan) 30 (8)
2007–2009 Avellino 39 (1)
2008–2009 Reggina (loan) 17 (1)
2009–2010 Vicenza 15 (1)
2010 Bari (loan) 3 (0)
2010–2013 Siena 63 (5)
2013– Chievo 12 (0)
2014 Sampdoria (loan) 2 (0)
2014–2015 Brescia (loan) 33 (5)
2015–2016 Virtus Entella (loan) 32 (1)
2016– Alessandria (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:45, 24 May 2015 (UTC).

Alessio Sestu (born 29 September 1983) is an Italian footballer who currently plays for Lega Pro club Alessandria on loan from Chievo.

Career[edit]

Treviso[edit]

Born in Rome, Lazio region, Sestu started his career at one of the two Serie A club in the capital – Lazio. In July 2002 Sestu joined Modena, but in January 2003 left for Treviso[1] Sestu was sold to Serie C2 club Südtirol in co-ownership deal in summer 2003. In June 2004 Treviso bought back Sestu through sealed bid submitted to Lega Calcio. He then played for clubs in Serie B and Serie C1 in temporary deals, since January 2005. He became a regular for Avellino in Serie B 2007–08, made him signed by Reggina on 28 August 2008. Previously in June 2008 Avellino signed him from Treviso in co-ownership deal for €400,000[2] and Reggina bought the remain half of the registration rights from Treviso.

Reggina[edit]

As a new signing of Reggina, Sestu made his Serie A debut on 14 September 2008 against Torino. He also played twice at 2008–09 Coppa Italia. In June 2009 Avellino bought Reggina's half but the club then went bankrupt, made Sestu became free agent.

Vicenza[edit]

On 1 September 2009, Sestu was moved to Vicenza on free transfer.[3][4] On 1 February 2010, he signed a loan by Bari for the rest of the season.

Siena[edit]

In August 2010 Sestu left for Siena in co-ownership deal[5] for €525,000[6] in 3-year contract,[7] made Vicenza had a profit of €1.05 million (as it was presumed another 50% registration rights was sold for the same price). In June 2011 Siena acquired outright for another pre-agreed €525,000, and Vicenza got half of the registration rights of Domenico Danti tagged for €425,000, made Siena only paid €100,000 cash to Vicenza.[6]

Chievo[edit]

On 11 July 2013 Sestu was signed by A.C. ChievoVerona on a free transfer.[8]

On 31 January 2014, he joined Sampdoria on a loan deal.[9][10] On 1 September 2014 Sestu was signed by Serie B club Brescia Calcio, with Mario Gargiulo moved to Verona.[11]

Personal life[edit]

His parent were from the island of Sardinia.[12][citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Reggiana triplica i colpi". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 31 January 2003. Retrieved 29 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Treviso FBC 1993 s.r.l. Report and Accounts on 30 June 2008 (Italian)
  3. ^ "Ufficiale: Alessio Sestu al Vicenza" (in Italian). calcionews24.com. 1 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "Arriva anche Alessio Sestu". Vicenza Calcio (in Italian). 31 August 2009. Archived from the original on 4 October 2009. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "L'Ac Siena acquista Sestu dal Vicenza in comproprietà" (in Italian). AC Siena. 7 August 2010. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Vicenza Calcio SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2011 (Italian)
  7. ^ Player Identification Table of 2011–12 financial report (bilancio) on 30 June 2012, AC Siena SpA, (CCIAA filing)
  8. ^ "Alessio Sestu è un nuovo giocatore gialloblu" (in Italian). AC ChievoVerona. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "Dal Chievo ecco Alessio Sestu, nuova soluzione per le fasce di Mihajlovic.". UC Sampdoria (in Italian). 31 January 2014. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  10. ^ "Alessio Sestu all'U.C. Sampdoria" (in Italian). AC ChievoVerona. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2014. 
  11. ^ "Sestu al Brescia, Gargiulo al Chievo Verona" (in Italian). Brescia Calcio. 1 September 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Squadre > Rosa > Alessio Sestu" (in Italian). Reggina Calcio. Archived from the original on 23 March 2009. Retrieved 9 May 2009. 

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