Alessandro Bastrini is an Italian footballer, who currently plays defense for erie A club Novara Calcio. He started his football career playing with Como for a year, following which he joined Sampdoria on January 2006 and made his Serie A debut against A.S. Livorno Calcio on 7 May 2006. He made the move permanent with a four year contract with the club. During his time with Sampdoria, he was successively sent out on loan to Serie B side Modena on January 2008, making 13 appearences for the team. On July 2008 he accepted a loan move to Sassuolo, another Serie B team and was subsequently loaned out to Salernitana in August 2009. In 2010, he signed a contract with Vicenza, making 48 appearences and four goals for the team. In 2012, he stared playing for Novara Calcio and has been with them since.