A.C. Milan Youth Sector

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Logo of AC Milan.svg
Full name Associazione Calcio Milan Youth Sector
Nickname(s) i Rossoneri (The Red and Blacks)
il Diavolo (The Devil)
Ground Vismara Sports Centre, Milan[1]
Ground Capacity 1,200[2]
Head coach Alessandro Lupi (Primavera)
League Campionato Nazionale Primavera
2016–17 (Girone A), 5th

Associazione Calcio Milan Youth Sector (it. Settore Giovanile) is the youth set-up of A.C. Milan. The under-19 team plays in Group A of the Campionato Nazionale Primavera. They have been champions only once, back in 1965. They also participate in the Coppa Italia Primavera and in the annual Torneo di Viareggio, an international tournament which they have won a record 9 times.


Current squad

As of April 2018.[3] Shirt numbers refers to first-team domestic games as reported by Lega Serie A.[4] Different numbers may be used in UEFA and FIFA competitions. For Primavera games numbers are issued on a game by game basis.[5]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
27 Italy FW Riccardo Forte
47 Italy DF Raoul Bellanova
57 Italy MF Emanuele Torrasi
58 Italy MF Tommaso Pobega
65 Italy GK Matteo Soncin
74 Cameroon FW Frank Tsadjout
75 Italy GK Alessandro Guarnone
76 Portugal FW Tiago Dias
Italy GK Christian Cavaliere
Italy DF Alberto Barazzetta
Italy DF Gabriele Bellodi
Italy DF Alex Campeol
Italy DF Andrés Llamas
Italy DF Tommaso Merletti
Italy DF Alessandro Negri
Italy DF Moris Sportelli
No. Position Player
Poland MF Przemysław Bargiel
Italy MF Alessio Bianchi
Italy MF Marco Brescianini
Italy MF Matteo Chiarparin
Italy MF Mattia El Hilali (captain)[6]
Croatia MF Emir Murati
Italy MF Alessandro Sala
Spain MF Sergio Sànchez
Italy MF Nicola Torchio
Italy FW Gabriele Capanni
Italy FW Jacopo Finessi
Norway FW Jørgen Strand Larsen
Kosovo FW Ismet Sinani
Italy FW Riccardo Tonin
Italy FW Vittorio Vigolo
Brazil FW Nathan Soares

Managerial history


Youth system

The youth system has been responsible for producing some of Milan's greatest ever players, including the club's top three all-time appearance makers, Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi and Alessandro Costacurta, as well as several players, in recent years, who have managed to become regular players in the Serie A. The training facilities are based at the Vismara Sports Centre (Italian: Centro Sportivo Vismara), a 57-acre (230,000 m2) site in the Milan southern suburb of Gratosoglio (though the Primavera trains at Milanello, just like the first team).[10]

A.C. Milan youth system comprises nine different age-group teams ranging from Under-8s up to Under-17s, and divided as follows:[11]

  • Allievi Nazionali (U17)
  • Allievi Lega Pro Divisione Unica (U16)
  • Giovanissimi Nazionali (U15)
  • Giovanissimi Regionali (U14)
  • Giovanissimi Regionali B (U13)
  • Esordienti 2004 (U12)
  • Esordienti 2005 B1/B2 (U11)
  • Pulcini 2006 (U10)
  • Pulcini 2007–2008 (U9)
  • Piccoli Amici (U8)


  • Campionato Berretti: 7[9]
    • 1971–72, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1989–90, 1993–94, 2008–09
  • Campionato Allievi Nazionali: 4[9]
    • 1995–96, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2010–11
  • Campionato Giovanissimi Nazionali: 2[9]
    • 1991–92, 2009–10


As of 19 April 2016.[11]

  • Director of Youth Football: Filippo Galli[12]
  • Primavera
    • Head Coach: Stefano Nava[13]
    • Assistant Coaches: Andrea Maldera and Emanuele Pischetola[13]
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Giorgio Bianchi and Luigi Ragno[13]
  • Allievi Nazionali
    • Head Coach: Riccardo Monguzzi
    • Assistant Coach: Lodovico Costacurta[14]
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Beniamino Abate
  • Allievi Lega Pro
  • Giovanissimi Nazionali
    • Head Coach: Omar Danesi
    • Assistant Coach: Riccardo Galbiati
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Davide Pinato
  • Giovanissimi Regionali
    • Head Coach: Alessandro Lupi
    • Assistant Coach: Nicola Matteucci
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Luigi Ragno
  • Giovanissimi Regionali B
    • Head Coach: Giuseppe Misso
    • Assistant Coach: Marco Merlo
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Luigi Romano
  • Esordienti 2004
    • Head Coach: Roberto Bertuzzo
    • Assistant Coach: Giuseppe Vuono
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Luigi Romano
  • Esordienti 2005 B1
    • Head Coach: Marino Magrin
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Francesco Navazzotti
  • Esordienti 2005 B2
    • Head Coach: Luca Morin
    • Assistante Coach: Walter Biffi
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Francesco Navazzotti
  • Pulcini 2006
    • Head Coaches: Marino Frigerio and Ivano Brogni
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Francesco Navazzotti
  • Pulcini 2007–2008
    • Head Coaches: Andrea Biffi and Massimiliano Sorgato
    • Assistant Coach: Giancarlo Volontieri
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Francesco Navazzotti
  • Piccoli Amici
    • Head Coach: Massimiliano Sorgato
    • Goalkeeping Coach: Francesco Navazzotti


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  2. ^ "Campo "Stadio"". centrosportivovismara.it (in Italian). Centro sportivo Peppino Vismara. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Primavera 2017/18". acmilan.com. Associazione Calcio Milan. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Squad - Milan". legaseriea.it. Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "Norme generali relative al Campionato Primavera 1 TIM ed alla Primavera TIM Cup per la stagione 2017/2018" [General rules for 2017/2018 Primavera 1 TIM Championship and Primavera Tim Cup] (PDF). legaseriea.it (in Italian). Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A. 12 August 2016. p. 1. Retrieved 2 September 2017. 
  6. ^ Mazzara, Pietro (11 September 2016). "Primavera, è Patrick Cutrone il primo capitano di questa stagione" [Primavera, Patrick Cutrone is the first captain of the season]. milannews.it (in Italian). Retrieved 11 September 2016. ....nel corso del campionato, la fascia sarà sul braccio di Mattia El Hilali, eletto come primo capitano. [...throughout the season, the armband will be worn by Mattia El Hilali, who has been nominated first captain.] 
  7. ^ "Finale campionato primavera". 
  8. ^ "Le Havre International Trophy Primavera Team". 
  9. ^ a b c d e f "Albo d'oro". acmilan.com (in Italian). Associazione Calcio Milan. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "Structures". acmilan.com. Associazione Calcio Milan. Archived from the original on 13 October 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  11. ^ a b "A.C. Milan, settore giovanile: tutti i quadri 2015-2016". acmilan.com. Associazione Calcio Milan. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  12. ^ "Organisational chart". acmilan.com. Associazione Calcio Milan. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  13. ^ a b c "Primavera staff". acmilan.com. Associazione Calcio Milan. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  14. ^ "Allievi Nazionali staff". acmilan.com. Associazione Calcio Milan. Archived from the original on 26 April 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 
  15. ^ a b "Allievi Lega Pro staff". acmilan.com. Associazione Calcio Milan. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 

External links

  • A.C. Milan youth sector official website
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