Marco Verratti

Born: November 5, 1992 (age 25)

Height: 5'5" (165cm)

Hometown: Pescara, Italy
Nationality: Italy Italian

Position: Midfielder
Team: Paris Saint-Germain (no. 24)
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti on November 6, 2012
Career History
Senior2012-Paris Saint-Germain
International2012-Italy
Sports Mole has 332 articles about Marco Verratti. Articles 1 to 40:
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti in action during the Champions League match against Arsenal on November 23, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain run riot against Anderlecht
Paris Saint-Germain reach the knockout stages of the Champions League thanks to a thumping 5-0 win over Anderlecht at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday night.
Oct 31, 21:48
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti in action during the Champions League match against Arsenal on November 23, 2016
Marco Verratti reveals reason behind Barcelona snub
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti reveals that he turned down the chance to move to Barcelona after being reassured about the French club's ambitions.
Oct 21, 22:17
Neymar and Edinson Cavani embrace during the Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux on September 30, 2017
Result: Paris Saint-Germain thrash Anderlecht to remain top of Champions League Group B
Paris Saint-Germain claim a straightforward 4-0 win over Anderlecht in Wednesday night's Champions League encounter at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium.
Oct 18, 21:42
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Carlo Ancelotti 'excited' ahead of return to Paris Saint-Germain
Carlo Ancelotti says that Paris Saint-Germain "has changed a lot" since he left the club in 2013, as he prepares to return to the Parc des Princes with Bayern Munich.
Sep 25, 15:02
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti in action during the Champions League match against Arsenal on November 23, 2016
Marco Verratti: 'Paris Saint-Germain are a great team even without Neymar'
Marco Verratti believes that Paris Saint-Germain are still a great team without Neymar despite being held to a 0-0 draw at Montpellier in the absence of the Brazilian.
Sep 24, 22:01
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Marco Verratti hits out at Italy supporters
Italy midfielder Marco Verratti criticises the supporters that 'jeered' the national team during Tuesday night's 1-0 win over Israel.
Sep 6, 22:45
David De Gea answers a personal question during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on April 20, 2016
David de Gea hails "incredible" Isco
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea says that Spain teammate Isco "will become one of the greatest in the game".
Sep 5, 16:27
Torino FC head coach Giampiero Ventura looks on during the TIM Cup match between Torino FC and AC Cesena at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on December 1, 2015
Giampiero Ventura: 'I wanted to applaud Isco'
Italy manager Giampiero Ventura says that he "felt like standing up and applauding" Isco during Saturday night's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Spain.
Sep 3, 12:58
Sergio Busquets in action during the Euro 2016 Group D game between Spain and Czech Republic on June 11, 2016
Result: Spain too strong for Italy
Isco scores twice as Spain move three points clear at the top of Group G with a 3-0 victory over Italy in their 2018 World Cup qualification fixture.
Sep 2, 21:35
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Team News: Marco Asensio starts for Spain against Italy
Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio starts for Spain in their World Cup qualifier against Italy at the Bernabeu.
Sep 2, 18:43
Neymar pictured in PSG gear
Result: Neymar inspires Paris Saint-Germain to thumping win over Toulouse
Neymar scores a brace and puts in an impressive display as Paris Saint-Germain claim an emphatic 6-2 win over Toulouse in Sunday's Ligue 1 clash at the Parc des Princes.
Aug 20, 22:05
Neymar is unveiled as a Paris Saint-Germain player on August 4, 2017
Team News: Neymar makes Paris Saint-Germain debut
World-record signing Neymar starts for Paris Saint-Germain in their trip to Guingamp.
Aug 13, 19:03
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti in action during the Champions League match against Arsenal on November 23, 2016
Marco Verratti: 'I am staying at Paris Saint-Germain'
Italian midfielder Marco Verratti confirms that he is staying at Paris Saint-Germain this summer despite strong interest from Barcelona.
Aug 6, 22:47
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti in action during the Champions League match against Arsenal on November 23, 2016
Manchester United's pursuit of Marco Verratti 'put on hold'
Man United's move for Marco Verratti has reportedly been halted in its tracks as Paris Saint-Germain only want to do business if Anthony Martial heads the opposite way.
Jul 23, 12:19
Paulo Dybala in action for Juventus in the Coppa Italia final against Lazio on May 17, 2017
Report: Barcelona interested in Juventus forward Paulo Dybala
A report claims that Juventus ace Paulo Dybala has been made a priority signing by Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde, while Marco Verratti is still a midfield option.
Jul 21, 11:58
A maniacal Jose Mourinho tries to figure out how many matches his side have drawn at Old Trafford this season during the Premier League clash with Arsenal on May 7, 2017
Jose Mourinho: Another new signing needed "as soon as possible"
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign a third player of the summer "as soon as possible" after seeing his title rivals strengthen their squads.
Jul 21, 09:24
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Marco Verratti linked with Manchester United after changing agent
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti hires Mino Raiola as his new agent, reportedly giving Manchester United hope of landing the rumoured Barcelona target.
Jul 20, 13:48
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Ernesto Valverde: 'Andre Gomes, Ivan Rakitic in my plans'
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde plays down reports that midfielders Andre Gomes and Ivan Rakitic could be sold ahead of the new campaign.
Jul 17, 18:28
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Ernesto Valverde relaxed amid Barcelona's Marco Verratti pursuit
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde remains relaxed amid his team's pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti.
Jul 17, 18:15
A general view of the stadium prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou on November 1, 2014
Robert Fernandez: 'Barcelona want a versatile player'
Barcelona technical secretary Robert Fernandez says that his club are looking to sign a versatile player ahead of the new season.
Jul 17, 18:02
Nice's Ivorian midfielder Jean Michel Seri (R) vies with Marseille's Spanish defender Javier Manquillo during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille vs Nice on November 8, 2015 at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France.
Nice boss Lucien Favre rules out Jean Michel Seri exit
Nice boss Lucien Favre rules out the possibility of Jean Michel Seri leaving the club this summer amid speculation linking him with Barcelona and Arsenal.
Jul 8, 22:15
Chelsea's Eden Hazard comes up against PSG midfielder Marco Verratti on February 17, 2015
Marco Verratti issues apology to Paris Saint-Germain
Rumoured Barcelona target Marco Verratti issues an apology to Paris Saint-Germain after his agent claimed that he was being treated like a "prisoner" at the club.
Jul 8, 14:04
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Paris Saint-Germain unwilling to sell Marco Verratti'
Marco Verratti wants to join Barcelona but Paris Saint-Germain are refusing to sanction a transfer, according to Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Jul 7, 13:57
Lionel Messi of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Lionel Messi unhappy with Barcelona's desire to bring back Gerard Deulofeu?
Lionel Messi is reportedly unhappy with Barcelona for trying to bring back Everton's Gerard Deulofeu rather than focus on other targets.
Jun 27, 10:17
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Luis Garcia: 'Marco Verratti perfect for Barcelona'
Former Barcelona attacker Luis Garcia says that Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti would 'fit perfectly' at Camp Nou.
Jun 26, 15:00
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Marco Verratti issues ultimatum to Paris Saint-Germain
Rumoured Barcelona target Marco Verratti admits that the only way he will be persuaded to remain at Paris Saint-Germain is if they bring in big-name players this summer.
Jun 24, 13:43
Ernesto Valverde head coach of Athletic Bilbao during the first leg of UEFA Champions League qualifying play-offs round match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Barcelona chief: 'We will get all the players we require'
Barcelona find it difficult attracting players to the club as many know their playing time will be limited, according to sporting director Robert Fernandez.
Jun 21, 20:05
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Barcelona 'prepared to sell Ivan Rakitic'
A report claims that Barcelona will allow Ivan Rakitic to leave Camp Nou this summer if the Spanish giants sign Marco Verratti from Paris Saint-Germain.
Jun 19, 12:14
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Juventus "not interested" in midfielder Marco Verratti
Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta rules out a move for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti, who has been given a "crazy" valuation.
Jun 17, 14:56
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action for Borussia Dortmund on December 15, 2015
Paris Saint-Germain 'pull out of £70m Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deal'
PSG reportedly pull out of a £70m deal to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, alerting a quartet of Premier League clubs.
Jun 15, 19:29
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Barcelona 'lining up £88m Marco Verratti bid'
Barcelona are reportedly preparing an £88m bid for midfielder Marco Verratti after he told Paris Saint-Germain that he wants to leave the club this summer.
Jun 12, 13:22
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Marco Verratti 'informs Paris Saint-Germain of plans to leave'
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti could be on his way out of the French club after five years as he has reportedly made clear his intention to quit.
Jun 11, 15:42
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Juventus linked with Steven N'Zonzi, Andres Iniesta
Juventus are linked with summer moves for midfield pair Steven N'Zonzi and Andres Iniesta.
Jun 10, 17:44
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Agent: 'Marco Verratti open to Juventus move'
The agent of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti says that his client would be open to the idea of joining Juventus.
Jun 9, 14:13
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on November 6, 2016
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Jun 8, 10:13
Lyon's Corentin Tolisso during the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Chelsea take interest in Corentin Tolisso?
Chelsea reportedly take an interest in signing Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso during the transfer window.
Jun 1, 16:25
Chelsea's Eden Hazard comes up against PSG midfielder Marco Verratti on February 17, 2015
Chelsea willing to pay £55m for Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti?
Chelsea are reportedly willing to pay £55m in order to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti.
May 18, 14:12
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Report: Josep Maria Bartomeu draws up Barcelona transfer shortlist
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu draws up a four-man transfer shortlist ahead of the 2017-18 season and is looking to raise £85m, according to reports.
May 1, 09:50
Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguyan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Guingamp on May 8, 2015
Result: Paris Saint-Germain beat AS Monaco to continue Coupe de la Ligue dominance
Paris Saint-Germain thrash Monaco 4-1 to win the Coupe de la Ligue title for the fourth year in a row, handing Unai Emery his first piece of silverware at the club.
Apr 1, 21:55
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Agent: 'Marco Verratti to stay at Paris Saint-Germain'
In-demand midfielder Marco Verratti will stay at Paris Saint-Germain until at least the summer of 2021, says his agent Donato Di Campli.
Mar 20, 11:50



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1Paris Saint-GermainPSG1311204393435
2MonacoMonaco1392235132229
3Lyon1274132151725
4Marseille127322617924
5NantesNantes137241213-123
6Saint-EtienneSt Etienne135351418-418
7Caen12606813-518
8Montpellier HSCMontpellier1244498116
9Bordeaux124441618-216
10Toulouse134451217-516
11Rennes134361517-215
12Dijon134361722-515
13Troyes134361318-515
14GuingampGuingamp134361422-815
15Angers132831720-314
16Nice124171419-513
17StrasbourgStrasbourg133461524-913
18Lille123361216-412
19AmiensAmiens12336814-612
20Metz131111524-194
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