Angelo Ogbonna

 

Angelo Ogbonna

 

Angelo Ogbonna

Date of Birth: - 23rd May 1988

Nationality: - Italian

Height: - 6 ft 2

Position: - Centre back

Club history: - Torino
- Crotone

Linked with: - Roma
-AC Milan
-Juventus


Estimated Market Value: - 8-12 million Pounds.





Club career: - Ogbonna signed for torino in 2006 and made his debut against reggina calcio on 11th february 2007 he spent the 2007/2008 season on loan at fc crotone he returned to torino the following season to play 19 games.



International career: - ogbonna has made 8 appearances for italy u-21 he received his first cap for the senior team on the 11th november 2011 against poland as a 77th minute substitute his first start came in a 1 - 0 defeat against united states in febuary 2012 he was an unused sub in the european championship final which italy lost 4-0




Club statistics : -

2006/2007 season - 4 appearances 0 goals
2007/2008 season - Crotone (loan) - 22 appearances 0 goals
2008/2009 season - 19 appearances 0 goals
2009/2010 season - 28 appearances 1 goal
2010/2011 season - 35 appearances 0 goals
2011/2012 season - 39 appearances 0 goals



International statistics: -


Italy U-21 - 8 appearances o goals

Italy - 3 appearances 0 goals





General Comments : -

I have seen alot of ogbonna over the last 2-3 years and one thing you can say about him is he is very consistent however he does lack pace on numerous occasions players who are not really that fast just cruise past him this would be a problem if he moved to the premier league against people like walcott and lennon i think he would struggle. also for a centre half he is not the biggest but he does have very good heading ability. one thing that strikes you when you watch ogbonna his positioning is excellent he very much reminds you of maldini as he is always in the wright place at the wright time at the minute i dont know of any premier league teams who are interested as he looks destined to stay in italy with juve, roma and ac all interested a move to ac does look the most likely at the minute as for whether he would cut it in England i doubt it he just doesnt have enough pace and would get caught out and awful lot.

Summary: -
- strengths - heading, decison making, positioning and stamina
- weaknesses - size, pace,and strength as he gets muscled of the ball a lot

lfc liam

{Ed022's Note - The one thing I'd say Liam is please don't post profiles all in Capital letters, as it creates a lot more work for me in order to format/edit it etc. Good profile though.}

 




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