Manolo Gabbiadini (Italian pronunciation: [maˈnɔːlo ɡabbjaˈdiːni], born 26 November 1991) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Southampton.
He began his professional career with Atalanta, where he made his Serie A debut on 14 March 2010. The following season he was sold in co-ownership to Cittadella, where he spent one season before returning to Bergamo. In August 2012, Juventus acquired 50% of his player rights in a new co-ownership agreement, although he was immediately loaned to Bologna. In July 2013, he was once again sold in co-ownership to Sampdoria, where he scored a personal best of ten goals in the Italian top flight. In July 2015, he was sold to Napoli, before moving to Southampton during the 2017 January transfer window.
He is a former Italy under-20 and under-21 international. Gabbiadini has represented the senior Italian national team since 2012.Close