A.C. Milan Youth Sector

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AC Milan Primavera
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Full nameAssociazione Calcio Milan Primavera
Nickname(s)I Rossoneri (The Red and Blacks)
Il Diavolo (The Devil)
Founded1912, as AC Milan Reserves (it. Riserve)
GroundVismara Sports Centre
Head of Youth SectorAngelo Carbone
ManagerFederico Giunti
LeagueCampionato Primavera 1
2020–21Campionato Primavera 1, 10th

Associazione Calcio Milan (AC Milan) are an Italian professional football club based in Milan. Their Youth Sector (it. Settore Giovanile) encompasses several boys' and girls' age-group teams ranging from under-8s up to under-19s. Angelo Carbone is the current Head of the Youth Sector.

AC Milan Primavera are the men's under-19 squad and the highest level team within the set-up. They currently play in the top-tier Campionato Primavera 1 and the Coppa Italia Primavera, as well as representing the club in the UEFA Youth League, either when they qualify through their domestic league or the first team qualifies for the UEFA Champions League.

The Primavera team trains at Milanello alongside the first team and they play the majority of their home games at the Vismara Sports Centre in Milan, which also serves as the training facility for all other teams in the set-up.

Primavera (Under-19)[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 30 January 2022.[1] Shirt numbers refer to Primavera matches.[2][3] Different numbers may be assigned to players who take part in first-team matches.[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Italy ITA Sebastiano Desplanches
2 DF Romania ROU Andrei Coubiṣ
4 DF Italy ITA Nosa Obaretin
6 DF France FRA Clinton Nsiala
7 MF Italy ITA Enrico Di Gesù
8 MF Italy ITA Giovanni Robotti
9 FW Italy ITA Marco Nasti
10 FW Italy ITA Andrea Capone (captain)[5]
11 FW Italy ITA Youns El Hilali
13 DF Italy ITA Marco Bosisio
14 MF Italy ITA Filippo Tolomello
15 DF Guinea GUI Almamy Camara
16 DF Germany GER Lenny Borges
17 MF Italy ITA Christian Foglio
18 MF Italy ITA Bob Murphy Omoregbe
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 MF Sweden SWE Lukas Björklund
22 GK Denmark DEN Andreas Jungdal
23 DF Italy ITA Luca Stanga
24 MF Italy ITA Antonio Gala
25 DF France FRA Riad Tahar
27 FW Italy ITA Leonardo Rossi
30 FW Italy ITA Gabriele Alesi
45 FW Sweden SWE Emil Roback
69 GK Italy ITA Lapo Nava
71 DF Italy ITA Andrea Bozzolan
77 MF Italy ITA Niccolò Sette
88 FW Ivory Coast CIV Chaka Traorè
99 GK Greece GRE Fotios Pseftis
GK Italy ITA Leonardo Moleri
DF Republic of Ireland IRL Cathal Heffernan (on loan from Cork City)

Manager history[edit]

Youth Sector[edit]

The Youth Sector has been responsible for producing some of the club's greatest ever players, including their top three all-time appearance makers, Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi and Alessandro Costacurta, as well as several players, in recent years, who have managed to become regular players in Serie A. The training facilities are based at the Centro Sportivo Vismara (Vismara Sports Centre), a 57-acre (230,000 m2) site in Gratosoglio, Milan,[6] although the Primavera team train at Milanello alongside the first team.

The Youth Sector encompasses several age-group teams ranging from Under-8s up to Under-18s, divided as follows:[7]

  • Boys
    • Under-18
    • Allievi Nazionali U17
    • Allievi Nazionali U16
    • Giovanissimi Nazionali U15
    • Giovanissimi Regionali A U14
    • Giovanissimi Regionali B U13
    • Esordienti A U12
    • Esordienti B U11
    • Pulcini U10
    • Pulcini U9
    • Primi Calci U8
  • Girls
    • Women's Primavera (Under-19)
    • Allieve Nazionali U17
    • Giovanissime U15
    • Esordienti U13
    • Esordienti U11
    • Pulcine U10

Squads[edit]

Under-18[edit]

As of 31 January 2022.[8] Shirt numbers refer to Primavera matches.[9][10] For Under-18 matches numbers are issued on a match-by-match basis.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
12 GK Italy ITA Andrea Bartoccioni
31 FW Italy ITA Emmanuel Anane
32 DF Italy ITA Niccolò Anut
33 MF Ivory Coast CIV Landry Boni
34 GK Italy ITA Salvatore Di Chiara
35 DF Italy ITA Matteo Dipalma
36 DF Italy ITA Giovanni Incorvaia
37 MF Italy ITA Abebe Luscietti
38 MF Italy ITA Federico Marrone
39 FW Sweden SWE Wilgot Marshage
40 FW Italy ITA Nicolò Montalbano
No. Pos. Nation Player
69 GK Italy ITA Lapo Nava
DF Italy ITA Leonardo Basilico
DF Italy ITA Simone Di Maggio
DF Italy ITA Emanuele Elia
DF Italy ITA Thomas Gaggia
DF Italy ITA Simone Pandini
MF Italy ITA Alberto Chiesurin
MF Italy ITA Nicholas Pluvio
FW Italy ITA Simone Condello (on loan from Juventus)

Allievi Nazionali U17[edit]

As of 16 September 2021.[11] Shirt numbers refer to Primavera matches.[12][13] For Under-17 matches numbers are issued on a match-by-match basis.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
26 DF Italy ITA Francesco Fontana
41 DF Italy ITA Alessio Piantedosi
42 MF Italy ITA Kevin Zeroli
43 MF Nigeria NGA Victor Eletu
GK Italy ITA Antonio De Lucia
GK Italy ITA Francesco Lionetti
GK Italy ITA Lorenzo Torriani
GK Italy ITA Thomas Zanon
DF Italy ITA Davide Bartesaghi
DF Italy ITA Michele Casali
DF Italy ITA Tommaso Cecotti
DF Italy ITA Leonardo Ferroni
DF Italy ITA Mattia Malaspina
DF Italy ITA Dorian Paloschi
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Italy ITA Vincenzo Perrucci
DF Italy ITA Gianluca Rossi
MF Italy ITA Luca Baricchio
MF Italy ITA Flavio Cappiello
MF Italy ITA Luca Gramignoli
MF Italy ITA Riccardo Nicotra
MF Italy ITA Mattia Sala
MF Italy ITA Federico Tavernaro
FW Italy ITA Emanuele Benedetti
FW Italy ITA Maikol Cifuentes Chavez
FW Italy ITA Jordan Longhi
FW Italy ITA Federico Mangiameli
FW Italy ITA Vladislav Nahrudnyy

Allievi Nazionali U16[edit]

As of 16 September 2021.[14] Shirt numbers refer to Primavera matches.[15][16] For Under-16 matches numbers are issued on a match-by-match basis.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Italy ITA Edoardo Colzani
GK Italy ITA Omar Rugginenti
GK Italy ITA Samuele Rutigliano
DF Brazil BRA Estevan Amaral Castilho
DF Morocco MAR Adam Bakoune
DF Italy ITA Andrea De Bonis
DF Italy ITA Leonardo Frugnoli
DF Italy ITA Lorenzo Grilli
DF Italy ITA Alessandro Guffanti
DF Italy ITA Pietro Parmiggiani
DF Italy ITA Matteo Tezzele
MF Italy ITA Andrea Di Siena
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Italy ITA Andrea Gualdi
MF Italy ITA Vittorio Magni
MF Italy ITA Tommaso Mancioppi
MF Italy ITA Gioele Perina
MF Italy ITA Riccardo Saporito
MF Italy ITA Michael Vitali
FW Italy ITA Alessandro Bonomi
FW Italy ITA Gaetano Manto
FW Italy ITA Luca Martinazzi
FW Italy ITA Riccardo Martinelli
FW Italy ITA Filippo Scotti
FW Italy ITA Diego Sia

Giovanissimi Nazionali U15[edit]

As of 16 September 2021.[17] Shirt numbers refer to Primavera matches.[18][19] For Under-15 matches numbers are issued on a match-by-match basis.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Italy ITA Carlo Bassorizzi
GK Italy ITA Edoardo Capizzi
GK Italy ITA Paolo Doneda
GK Italy ITA Riccardo Strohhecker
DF Italy ITA Gioele Benedetti
DF Italy ITA Gabriele Ceriani
DF Italy ITA Federico Colombo
DF Italy ITA Luca Del Forno
DF Italy ITA Daniele Eberini
DF Italy ITA Lorenzo Ossola
DF Italy ITA Samuele Roveda
MF Italy ITA Salem Albé
MF Italy ITA Josuè Bosisio
MF Italy ITA Mattia Cappelletti
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Italy ITA Alessandro Di Maria
MF Italy ITA Cristiano Dotta
MF Italy ITA Matteo Geroli
MF Italy ITA Mattia Liberali
MF Italy ITA Ernesto Perin
MF Italy ITA Emanuele Sala
MF Netherlands NED Denzel Viana Seedorf
FW Italy ITA Alberto Arici
FW Italy ITA Simone Batistini
FW Italy ITA Simone Farioli
FW Italy ITA Marco Melchionda
FW Italy ITA Nirash Raffaello Perera
FW Italy ITA Ivan Pulito
FW Italy ITA Simone Sassi

Honours[edit]

Primavera[edit]

Other teams[edit]

  • Campionato Berretti: 7[20]
    • 1971–72, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1989–90, 1993–94, 2008–09
  • Campionato Allievi Nazionali: 4[20]
    • 1995–96, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2010–11
  • Campionato Giovanissimi Nazionali: 2[20]
    • 1991–92, 2009–10

References[edit]

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