Panos Armenakas (born 5 August 1998) is an Australian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Udinese.
Armenakas started his youth career playing for Sydney Olympic and spent many of his young years at the AC Milan academy in Sydney, he also represented the club a number of times in International youth tournaments.
At the age of six, Armenakas was invited to spend three weeks training with FC Barcelona’s elite juniors squad. While in Europe, he also spent time with Bolton Wanderers before joining Watford.
After two years at Watford Armenakas joined Udinese from in 2014, signing a three years professional contract as a member of the club’s Primavera squad.
He rejected offers from Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham.
He is the youngest ever Australian to be signed by a Serie A club and any of the top five leagues in Europe.
Signed a contract extension, keeping him at Udinese until 2018 in November 2015.
Udinese Primavera record 21 games/1 goal
Made his senior debut for Udinese in a 3:1 frendly win over Olimpija Ljublana in September 2016.
Represented both Australia at U17 and Greece U17. In 2014 Armenakas has been named in the Australia U17 squad for the NIKE International Tournament.
Could play for America, Australia or Greece.