Giuseppe De Luca (footballer)
De Luca with Atalanta in 2013
|Full name||Giuseppe De Luca|
|Date of birth||11 October 1991|
|Place of birth||Angera, Italy|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|2012–2013||→ Atalanta (loan)||18||(2)|
|2014–2017||→ Bari (loan)||92||(17)|
|2017||→ Vicenza (loan)||17||(4)|
|2017–2018||→ Virtus Entella (loan)||37||(7)|
|2018–2019||→ CFR Cluj (loan)||3||(0)|
|2011||Italy U21 Serie B||2||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 July 2018 (UTC)|
De Luca began the youth career in Varese. He was the joint-top-scorer in 2011 Viareggio Youth Cup, along with Internazionale's Simone Dell'Agnello. He made his first team debut in a friendly match. Since then he played 4 Serie B matches and scored 1 goal. He then became one of Varese's key players in the two following campaigns.
On 30 August 2012, De Luca joined Atalanta on loan for the 2012–13 Serie A season. As part of the deal, Atalanta's Moussa Koné moved in the opposite direction. He made his Serie A debut on 18 September, against Milan. His top flight goal came on 4 November, the last of a 2–1 away win over Sampdoria. He appeared regularly for La Dea, mainly as a backup to Germán Denis.
In 2011–12 season De Luca played once for Italy U21 Serie B team in October. On 9 November 2011, he scored one goal for Italy U20 in a 3–0 victory over Ghana. He also started the next match, the fifth game of Four Nations Tournament against Switzerland; the unofficial friendly against "U21 Serie B team" in December 2011; against Macedonia in January 2012; 6th match of Four Nations, against Germany in February 2012 and in April 2012 against Denmark.
In April 2012 De Luca received his first formal U21 call-up, De Luca already received a call-up to training camp in March (which he played the practice match against Frosinone.). Ciro Ferrara made an experimental squad without U21 regular. After 2 players withdrew, the team did not had Serie A players, but three players from the reserve team of the Serie A club and 16 Serie B players. Despite inferior, Italy won Scotland 4–1. De Luca played the match as the substitute of Nicola Sansone.
- "Amichevole Morazzone – Varese 0–5. Lepore alla Paganese". AS Varese 1910 (in Italian). 5 January 2011. Archived from the original on 22 January 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
- UFFICIALE: Atalanta, colpo De Luca (OFFICIAL: Atalanta, De Luca signed); Tutto Mercato Web, 30 August 2012 (in Italian)
- "PRIMO ALLENAMENTO IN NERAZZURRO PER DE LUCA" [FIRST TRAINING SESSION IN BLACK AND BLUE FOR DE LUCA]. Atalanta BC (in Italian). 30 August 2012. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
- "Arrivano De Luca e Contini dall'Atalanta (Arrival of De Luca and Contini from Atalanta)". F.C. Bari 1908 (in Italian). 20 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
- "De Luca va in prestito al Cluj" (in Italian). Virtus Entella. 7 July 2018.
- "BINE AI VENIT, GIUSEPPE DE LUCA!" (in Romanian). CFR Cluj. 7 July 2018.
- "Amichevole Italia vs Ghana 3–0 (1' Boakye aut., 3' De Luca, 27' Fischnaller) FOTO". Tutto Nazionali (in Italian).
- http://www.legaserieb.it/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=74bba39b-b1a6-44f8-8f1d-e2c6164fcff4&groupId=115051[permanent dead link]
- "Bardi infortunato lascia il ritiro. Domani amichevole con il Frosinone". FIGC (in Italian). 27 March 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
- "U.21 beats Frosinone. Ferrara: "We can do more"". FIGC. 28 March 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
- "BUON TEST CONTRO GLI AZZURRINI". Frosinone Calcio (in Italian). 28 March 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "AMICHEVOLE IN SCOZIA. TRA I 19 AZZURRINI PRIMA CONVOCAZIONE PER LONGO" (in Italian). FIGC. 20 April 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2012.
- Such as forward Fabio Borini, Mattia Destro, Manolo Gabbiadini, Alberto Paloschi, midfielder Stephan El Shaarawy, goalkeeper Francesco Bardi
- Faraoni, Marrone
- Longo, Viviani and De Sciglio