Stefano Eranio

Where is Stefano Eranio now?

Italian midfielder Stefano Eranio joined Derby County from AC Milan in 1997 and was a huge success during his four-year spell culminating in an induction to the club’s hall of fame.

When Eranio left Derby County in 2001 he joined Italian Fourth Division side Pro Sesto for one season as a player/ assistant manager role before finally hanging his boots up in 2003.

Playing for 19 seasons, Eranio played in 450 first-team games winning a number of trophies during his time at AC Milan including the Serie A title three times, the Supercoppa Italiana three times as well as the UEFA Champions League.

He also played for the Italy national side on 20 occasions between 1990 and 1997 scoring three goals.
 
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Since retiring from playing Eranio has gone back to former club AC Milan as part of their youth setup but now just works as a scout for the club.

In October 2015 Eranio was involved in a racism row when he was working as a co-commentator on a Champions League game between Roma and Bayer Leverkusen for Swiss television channel RSI.

After Roma’s black centre-back Rudiger made an error which led to Leverkusen grabbing a late equaliser, Eranio said:

“Black players, when they’re in a defensive line, often make certain errors because they’re not concentrating.

“They are physically strong, but when it comes to thinking about… they often make mistakes.”

Eranio was immediately sacked by the station for his comment but he claimed that he was completely misunderstood.

In 2017 he launched his own football camp in Milan with hopes to open an English one in the near future.

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Stefano Eranio: Premier League Statistics

NationalityItalian
PositionMidfielder
Appearances95
Goals7
Yellow Cards22
Red Cards2
Premier League Teams Played forDerby County

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com