Ciro Immobile is a well-travelled and experienced centre forward who has played in the top leagues of Spain, Italy, and Germany. The Italian forward started out his career with lower league Sorrento before making it big as a player by moving to the Juventus youth ranks. This move came about in 2008 and he soon found himself making his debut for Juventus in 2009. However, a young Ciro Immobile spent three years on the books of Juventus while playing on loan at various clubs like Siena and Pescara.
A permanent move to Genoa came about in 2012 with Juventus still retaining some portion of his rights. The Genoa story did not last for long as Immobile was once again on the move – this time to archrivals of Juventus, Torino. After spending just one season with Torino, Immobile was once again in the gossip columns and he made the move to German football with Borussia Dortmund.
The versatility of Immobile made consistently seen him as one of the transfer targets for many clubs. Even though he is primarily a centre forward, Immobile is capable of playing across the front three with greater effectiveness thanks to his explosive pace and attacking movements. The Italian international is also an accomplished finisher. As someone with excellent team ethic and work rate, Immobile is also able to contribute to the team in a defensive manner.
Ciro Immobile Transfer Rumours
- From Juventus to Genoa for £3.6 million in 2012
- From Genoa to Torino for £12.15 million in 2013
- From Torino to Borussia Dortmund for £16.65 million in 2014
- From Borussia Dortmund to Sevilla for £9.9 million in 2015
- From Sevilla to Lazio for £8.5 million in 2016
Immobile started his career with Sorrento before tapping the attention of Juventus. After several football whispers about an impending move, Immobile made to switch to Old Lady in 2008 when he was just 18 years old. However, regular first-team opportunities were limited at Juventus and Immobile was frequently spotted on transfer news columns for loan moves.
This started a journey in Immobile’s career, as he spent a season at Genoa, Torino, and Borussia Dortmund. Apart from generating quite a lot of transfer rumours, Immobile had also seen his market value shoot up from around £3.5 million to £17 million within two years. Unable to settle in German football, Immobile made the transition to Spanish football with Sevilla – initially on a loan deal. After the permanent move came about in 2015, Immobile spent just one season with the La Liga outfit.
A return to Italian football came about when Lazio were frequently discussed, in the rumours page, as a potential future destination for the striker. Since the return to Italian football in 2016, Immobile has become an established name in terms of scoring goals. In just 148 appearances for Lazio, Immobile has returned an impressive figure of 107 goals. This excellent goal return is also a factor behind Immobile consistently finding himself in the transfer odds page for a move to an even bigger club.