Midfielder who is famous for his club career in Italy's preeminent Serie A. In 2015, he signed with Torino FC to regularly contribute to their midfield.
He began his youth career at age 8 by joining Atalanta youth academy. He would later make his professional debut at age 19 in 2011 with Cittadella.
He earned caps with Italy's U-21 squad between 2012-2015, including at the 2015 UEFA U-21 European Championship. He earned his first Italian senior team cap in a May 2017 friendly match.
He was originally born and raised in Brescia, Italy.
He and Joel Obi have played on the midfield for Torino FC of Italy's Serie A.