Gianluca Musacci

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Gianluca Musacci
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-04-01) April 1, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Viareggio, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Catania
Youth career
2006–2007 Empoli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Empoli 75 (5)
2008 Massese (loan) 20 (0)
2011– Parma (loan) 21 (0)
2013 Spezia (loan) 10 (0)
2013–2014 Padova (loan) 16 (2)
2014 Frosinone (loan) 15 (0)
2015 Vercelli (loan) 11 (0)
2015– Catania 4 (1)
National team
2007 Italy U20 2 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 February 2016.


Gianluca Musacci (born 1 April 1987) is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Lega Pro club Catania.

Career[edit]

Empoli[edit]

Born in Viareggio, Tuscany, Musacci started his career at Tuscan club Empoli. During the 2010–11 season, he often partnered with Davide Moro and/or Mirko Valdifiori in a 3 (or 2)-man midfield, in a defensive midfield role.

Parma and Spezia loans[edit]

Musacci moved on loan to Parma for €300,000 in August 2011 (with an option to purchase)[1][2] and secured a permanent deal in a co-ownership arrangement in July 2012 in 5-year contract, for €400,000 transfer fee.[3][4][5] In January 2013 Parma signed Musacci outright for another €500,000.[nb 1][3][4] He was immediately loaned to Spezia for €400,000,[4][6] with Spezia receiving payment in the form of €200,000 (Italian: premi di valorizzazione) from Parma at the end of season.

Padova and Frosinone loans[edit]

On 7 August 2013 he was signed by Serie B club Calcio Padova in temporary deal.[7] On 21 August 2014 he was signed by Frosinone.[8]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The extra €100,000 was reflected as oneri da compartecipazioni on Parma side and proventi da compartecipazioni on Empoli side

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parma FC SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2012, PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A. (Italian)
  2. ^ "Milanovic a Siena Musacci al Parma Cagliari: Capuano". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 29 August 2011. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Empoli FC SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2013, PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A. (Italian)
  4. ^ a b c Parma FC SpA bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2013, PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A. (Italian)
  5. ^ "UFFICIALE: Parma, preso Valdes a titolo definitivo" [OFFICIAL: Parma, Valdes taken on permanent deal]. Sportsbook24. Sportsbook24.net. 13 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Mercato: sulla mediana aquilotta il metronomo Gianluca Musacci" (in Italian). Spezia Calcio. 18 January 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "DOPPIO COLPO DI MERCATO, ARRIVANO IN PRESTITO CELJAK E MUSACCI" (in Italian). Calcio Padova. 7 August 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "UFFICIALE, ARRIVA MUSACCI" (in Italian). Frosinone Calcio. 21 August 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 

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