Gabriele Paonessa is an Italian football player who currently features for the Italian Serie A club Bologna. He plays as an attacking midfielder.
Gabriele Paonessa commenced his professional club football career at Italian club Bologna in 2005. He played the 2006-2007 season on loan to Vincenza and scored four goals in 26 league matches.
He was then loaned out to Avellino in 2007 and featured in 30 league matches for them, scoring two goals.
Gabriele Paonessa was drafted back into te Bologna first team for the 2008-2009 season.