If reports in Italy are to be believed, West Brom are edging closer to the signing of Napoli forward Manolo Gabbiadini.

The 25-year-old looks set to complete a move to the Hawthorns, with Albion reportedly paying €20m to bring him in from the Serie A side.

For those who watch Italian football on a regular basis, Gabbiadini will be a familiar name and face, but for those who don’t, he’s probably a bit of a mystery.

To help everybody get to know the man who will hopefully be Albion’s newest player and learn more about him, we’ve put together a fact file looking at his life and career so far.

Have a look through, take in some of the facts and use them to impress your family and friends when a discussion about the teenager crops up in the near future!

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