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Emanuele Giaccherini

29-Year-Old Forward     Sunderland  Premier


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  May 5, 1985    Birthplace:   Bibbiena (Arezzo)
Nationality:  Italy    Height:  5' 6"    Weight:  132 lbs    

September 21, 2014    Emanuele Giaccherini News

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Giaccherini picked up a knock to his ankle during Sunderland's scoreless draw with Burnley on Saturday, though manager Gus Poyet relayed that it may not be serious. "I think it is less than what we thought, it looked bad because he cleared the ball and had a tackle on his ankle, but he was telling me in the dressing room that he doesn't think it is bad," Poyet said.

Will Buckley came on for Giaccherini in the 73rd minute after he suffered the injury. Even if the injury is not serious, Giaccherini will not likely play in Tuesday's Capital One Cup match against Stoke City, but may be available next Saturday against Swansea if his ankle responds to treatment.

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Emanuele Giaccherini: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 30, 2014

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Giaccherini came on in the 69th minute for Jack Rodwell and got off two shots on goal in the 0-1 loss to QPR Saturday

Giaccherini looked good Saturday in his short appearance and may have earned more playing time. Look for Giaccherini to possibly get a rare start in their next matchup against Tottenham.

August 8, 2014

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Giaccherini won't be able to play in Sunderland's opener due to a groin injury that he suffered against Real Betis on Thursday, the Daily Mail reports.

Giaccherini will have to wait until Aug. 24 to make his 2014-15 EPL season debut against Manchester United. He was able to score five goals last season during his first year with Sunderland.

April 27, 2014

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Giaccherini had a goal and an assist in Sunderland's surprising 4-0 win over Cardiff City on Sunday.

Sunderland have scored eight goals in their last three games, and Giaccherini has one goal and three assists in that span, all while playing fewer than 30 minutes in each match. He's been a great spark off the bench and will be needed in next weekend's tie with Manchester Untied at Old Trafford.

February 22, 2014

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Giaccherini was the one bright spot for Sunderland on Saturday, scoring the only goal as a sub in a 4-1 loss at Arsenal.

Giaccherini was brought on at half for Jozy Altidore who has really struggled for the Black Cats. It is very possible Giaccherini will find himself in the starting XI next weekend against West Brom as Sunderland desperately seek for a reliable striker.

July 16, 2013

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Giaccherini completed his move to Sunderland on Tuesday, signing a four-year deal in a 6.5 million transfer from Juventus, according to the Mirror.

Giaccherini just finished playing in the Confederations Cup for Italy and now makes a move to the Premier League where he should be expected to see plenty of time on the pitch.

June 19, 2012

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Juventus has purchased the Italian National Team player outright from Cesena, Football Italia reports.

Giaccherini has been a surprise in Euro 2012.

October 17, 2011

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Giaccherini injured his thigh against Chievo and could face some time off, reports.

Juventus is deep enough up front to be able to overcome his loss if he is unable to play.