Mattia Bani

Squad No. 13
Date of Birth December 10, 1993
Age 28
Height 188cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Borgo San Lorenzo
Previous Clubs Genoa

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.

Club career
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.

Pro Vercelli
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.