Trofeo Beppe Viola's prospects step to the Serie A limelight

Young Italian raising stars Chiesa, Zaniolo, Pinamonti, Depaoli, Locatelli, Petagna, Benassi - all blossomed in Arco's event - stood out in the latest weekend

01 february 2019

The Serie A 21st round highlighted the skills of Italian uprising talents, giving promising signs for the National team. Federico Chiesa scored a decisive double in Chievo Verona-Fiorentina 3-4. Manuel Locatelli get back to the goal, opening Sassuolo’s hat-trick over Cagliari, whilst Trentino’s Andrea Pinamonti broke into the Bologna-Frosinone 0-4 box score with his third goal in Serie A. Fabio Depaoli, 21-year-old from Riva del Garda, made two assists vs Fiorentina, as well as Nicolò Zaniolo in Atalanta-Roma 3-3. Trofeo Beppe Viola‘s followers know very well who we’re talking about, as all these players blossomed in the latest editions of Arco’s youth international event, celebrating its 48th edition next May 7th-12th.

The quantity and quality of the Italian rising young players is even more notable lining-up an ideal Top 11 of Under 21 players that shone at the Trofeo Beppe Viola. Sampdoria’s Emil Audero and Genoa’s Romanian Ionut Radu contest for the doorkeeper’s jersey. The defenders line, from right to left, includes Fabio Depaoli (Chievo Verona), Filippo Romagna (Cagliari), Alessandro Bastoni and Federico Dimarco (Parma). Sassuolo’s Manuel Locatelli and Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma) run on the sides of Roma’s Alessio Riccardi or Atalanta’s Filippo Melegoni, actually playing for Pescara and also followed by Juventus.

Speaking of Trofeo Beppe Viola’s former participants, the latest Serie A round also enhanced Andrea Petagna‘s and Marco Benassi scoring skills, as well as the evergreen Fabio Quagliarella and Sergio Pellissier. Next March 7th-12th, today’s Under 17 talents will try to imitate the “future champions” that showed their ability  on Arco’s pitches.