Salvatore Molina

Squad No. 17
Date of Birth January 1, 1992
Age 30
Height 177cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Garbagnate Milanese
Previous Clubs Atalanta BC

Salvatore Andrea Molina (born 1 January 1992) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Serie A club Crotone.

Born in Garbagnate Milanese, Molina joined Atalanta’s youth system in 2001, aged nine. On 10 July 2011, he was loaned to U.S. Foggia, alongside Alessandro De Leidi.

Molina played his first match as a professional on 7 August 2011, starting in a Coppa Italia 3–0 home win against Trapani. He made his league debut on 4 September, starting in a 1–2 home loss against Benevento, and scored his first goal on 11 December, netting the first of a 3–1 home success over Ternana.

On 29 August 2012, Molina joined Barletta in a season-long loan deal. He was an ever-present figure for the club, scoring two goals in 31 appearances.

On 17 July 2013, Molina and team-mate Doudou Mangni moved to Modena on loan. He made his Serie B debut on 24 August, playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 home draw against Palermo.

Molina scored his first goal in the division on 29 December in a 1–1 draw at Cesena. He later netted a brace in a 4–0 home defeat of Bari on 16 February of the following year, and finished the campaign with 39 matches and four goals, with his side being knocked out in the play-offs.

On 20 June 2014, Molina returned to Atalanta, and made his Serie A debut on 21 September, replacing Boukary Dramé in the 82nd minute of a 0–1 home loss against Fiorentina.

On 10 July 2015, Molina was signed by A.C. Cesena in a temporary deal, with an option to purchase.[ On 1 February 2016, Molina was transferred to Perugia in another temporary deal.

On 31 August 2016, Molina was signed by Avellino in a temporary deal.

On 8 August 2018, Molina signed with Serie B club Crotone.