ATALANTA NEWS

Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez believes Inter were so motivated to win 7-1 because “they were ashamed to be behind Atalanta in the table.”
Gian Piero Gasperini admits Atalanta were taught a lesson by Inter in their 7-1 thrashing at San Siro.
Mauro Icardi sent a strong signal to Argentina with his hat-trick and praised Stefano Pioli after a 7-1 demolition job on Atalanta.
Stefano Pioli hailed an “exceptional” Inter performance to destroy European contenders Atalanta 7-1. “Everything we practised worked perfectly.”
Mauro Icardi and Ever Banega got hat-tricks in an astonishing performance from Inter, who crushed fifth-placed Atalanta 7-1 to leapfrog them in the race for Europe.
Inter director Piero Ausilio discussed Roberto Gagliardini, Atalanta and potential moves for Sampdoria duo Luis Muriel and Patrik Schick.
Atalanta director Umberto Marino is “happy for Roberto Gagliardini” at Inter and is confident this afternoon will be “fun.”
It’s a massive clash for Europe as Inter host Atalanta with Roberto Gagliardini against his former teammates and Papu Gomez facing Ivan Perisic.
Antonio Candreva warns Atalanta “are no longer to be considered a surprise, but Inter still want to be ahead of them by tonight.”
Manolo Gabbiadini, Leonardo Spinazzola and Roberto Gagliardini could get call-ups for Italy’s games against Albania and Holland.
Inter have Marcelo Brozovic back in the squad for tomorrow’s showdown for fifth place against Atalanta.
Gian Piero Gasperini warned Atalanta’s showdown with Inter “will only be decisive if we win. We should be proud of going into this game ahead.”
Stefano Pioli admits “it’s worth more” than three points when Inter host Atalanta in a showdown for fifth place. “Both teams are in great shape.”
Gianfelice Facchetti confessed that Roberto Mancini “gave us a nasty surprise” when walking out on Inter two weeks before the season began.
Gian Piero Gasperini discussed his career, problems at Inter and why “if Atalanta keep winning then people won’t like us anymore.”
Andrea Petagna feels it’s no fluke that Atalanta are ahead of Inter going into Sunday’s showdown and Gian Piero Gasperini is “like a Dad to us.”
Mattia Caldara believes Atalanta’s trip to Inter on Sunday will be “a direct clash for Europe” but is confident about his side’s chances.
Legendary Coach Emiliano Mondonico celebrates his 70th birthday, but also reveals his cancer has returned after five years. “I won’t give up.”
Joao Mario assures “Inter really believe in third place and cannot let Napoli get away” ahead of their clash with Atalanta.
Gary Medel pulled out early from Inter training, so he’s a doubt for Sunday’s Atalanta game.