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Davide Astori

27-Year-Old Defender     Roma  Serie A


Birthdate:  January 7, 1987    Birthplace:  San Giovanni Bianco    Nationality:  Italy    Height:  6' 2"    

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The highly regarded central defender has made a surprise move to AS Roma a day after talks broke down in a move to Roma's rival Lazio, Football Italia reports.

Astori was certainly one of the best players Italy did not bring to Brazil this summer. Some felt he belonged on the team. His presence may allow the club to once again consider selling Mehdi Benatia.

Davide Astori: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 22, 2013

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The central defender's deal to Napoli has fallen short of being finalized, Football Italia reports.

This is a tough loss for Napoli.

August 16, 2013

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The center back who has drawn interest from many clubs is making the move to Napoli, Football Italia reports.

This is a big signing for Napoli and a big blow for AC Milan, which had hoped to bring the player back after he grew up with the Rossoneri.

October 24, 2011

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Astori is expected to miss three months after suffering a fractured leg after a collision with Napoli's Ezequiel Lavezzi, Football Italia reports.

This is a big loss for Cagliari as Astori has featured for Italy's national team.

June 22, 2011

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Cagliari have bought out AC Milan's 50 percent share of the central defender, Football Italia reports.

A big move by Cagliari as Astori is highly regarded.

August 6, 2010

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Astori and teammate Andrea Lazzari have received their first call to the national team, Football Italia reports.

Astori is a quality player, but will need to show he is deserving of a national team spot.

April 1, 2010

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The Cagliari defender who is co-owned by AC Milan is expected to return to the club he grew up with this summer, reports.

This is a good player who is still young and has a high ceiling.

May 1, 2009

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Davide Astori has had a great season with Cagliari, but will find out if he will remain with the club this summer as he is co-owned by AC Milan, reports.

Milan can use some help on defense and Astori could be in the right place at the right time.