Mattia Mannini

Mattia Mannini

Country: Italy

Date of birth: 08/07/2006 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Sarzana (Italy)

Height: 171cm

Youth career: Spezia, AS Roma (since 2020)

Current club: AS Roma

Squad number: —

Current national team: Italy U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

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Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Isco


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– creativity

– football IQ

– agility

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To improve:

– shooting and general efficiency in the final third

– physical development

Style of play:

– playmaker/advanced playmaker

– can also play on the flank as a false winger

– tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various tactical systems

– quick and agile

– likes to be fielded in a free role in midfield, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– creative player with great technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– intelligent movement between the lines

– often creates numerical superiority with his progressive runs and passes

very high football IQ and spatial awareness

– likes to operate in the left half spaces between the opposition defence and midfield

– player with an outstanding vision to execute killer passes and set up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates

– extraordinary thinking when on the ball – he often chooses options that are unexpected for the opposition

– feels very comfortable in quick combination and one-touch play

– very good composure and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player

– superb technique, footwork, and close control in tight spaces

– able to deliver pinpoint passes and crosses

– doesn’t hesitate to track back and work for the team/active when out of possession and in pressing

– not afraid of physical duels despite his small frame

– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot

– good direct and indirect set-piece taker

Mannini spots the movement of his teammate, makes a quick decision, and provides a brilliant assist.
After a quick combination, Mannini plays a superb ball to his overlapping winger.
Mannini with a great run and superb through ball to create a big chance for his teammate.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.



Italian U-16 Championship 2021/2022 winner with Roma.

League summary (as for 2 March 2023):

No senior team appearances yet.


Mattia Mannini joined the AS Roma youth academy from Spezia in 2020. He is considered to be one of the most talented midfielders of his generation in Europe. Mattia is the captain of Italy U-17, an extremely interesting team with many exciting talents such as Simone Pafundi, Filippo Scotti, Gabriel Ramaj, Mattia Liberali, Alessandro Ciardi, Matteo Cocchi, Gabriele Finocchiaro, Federico Ragnoli Galli, Alessandro Ventre, Tommaso Ravaglioli, and Marco Romano. In December 2022, he was the youngest player invited to a training camp by Italy coach Roberto Mancini. Soon after he signed his first professional contract with AS Roma.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European league.





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