Nicola Murru

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Nicola Murru
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Personal information
Full name Nicola Murru
Date of birth (1994-12-16) 16 December 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth Cagliari, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Cagliari
Number 29
Youth career
2001–2011 Cagliari
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Cagliari 82 (0)
National team
2011 Italy U17 4 (0)
2011–2012 Italy U18 9 (0)
2012–2013 Italy U19 11 (0)
2014– Italy U21 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 September 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 September 2016

Nicola Murru (born 16 December 1994) is an Italian footballer who plays for Serie A club Cagliari as a left back.

Club career[edit]

Born in Cagliari, Murru started his career at hometown's Cagliari. In July 2011 he was promoted to first team squad, and played his first match as a professional on 20 December, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 0-2 home loss against Milan.[1]

Murru appeared in only one further match during the campaign, a 0–0 draw at Fiorentina, also from the bench. In 2012, after Alessandro Agostini's departure to Torino, he acted as a backup to Danilo Avelar. In the following year Murru appeared as first-choice, overtaking Avelar in the pecking order. On 8 October 2013 he renewed his link with the Rossoblù, until 2017.[2]

International career[edit]

After appearing with the under-17, under-18 and under-19's, Murru made his debut with the under-21 side on 5 March 2014, in a qualifying match against Northern Ireland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Milan back to top of the table". ESPN Soccernet. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cagliari e Murru, rinnovo firmato: avanti fino al 2017" [Cagliari and Murru, renewal agreed: signed until 2017] (in Italian). Tutto Mercato Web. 8 October 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 

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