Mattia Bani (born 10 December 1993) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Serie A club Parma, on loan from Genoa.
Born in Borgo San Lorenzo, Tuscany, Bani started his career at Ligurian club Genoa’s under-20 team, which plays in Campionato Nazionale Primavera.
On 9 July 2012, Bani signed for Reggiana in a co-ownership deal for a peppercorn of €500. On 20 June 2013, Reggiana acquired Bani outright for free.
On 3 July 2013, Bani joined Pro Vercelli in another co-ownership deal. In June 2014 the co-ownership of Bani and Ardizzone were renewed.
On 25 June 2015, Vercelli acquired the remaining 50% registration rights of Bani.
On 28 July 2016, Bani moved to Serie A club Chievo from Pro Vercelli for €4 million transfer fee; at the same time Chievo sold goalkeeper Simone Moschin to Vercelli also for €4 million fee. Bani was immediately returned to Vercelli on a temporary deal.
Bani formally became part of the squad of Chievo in 2017–18 Serie A pre-season. He made his club debut in competitive match in the Italian cup; on 5 January 2018 Bani made his Serie A debut against Udinese.
On 22 June 2019, Bani signed with Bologna.
On 5 October 2020, he joined Genoa on a season-long loan with an obligation to buy.
On 1 February 2021, Bani joined Parma on loan with an option to buy until 30 June 2021.