ATALANTA NEWS

Serie A returns after the international break, with several of the Scudetto contenders having one eye on Europe.
The 20 Serie A clubs have failed to agree on a new Lega President, so will reconvene in around 12 days.
A meeting of the Lega Serie A is underway in Milan, with the election of a new President one of the items on the agenda.
Roberto Gagliardini is backing “great player” and former teammate Leonardo Spinazzola to star again for Atalanta this season.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi insists “the case is closed” regarding Leonardo Spinazzola as him staying is “what we agreed” with Juventus.
New Chelsea buy Davide Zappacosta has been called up by Italy for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against Israel.
Italy are expected to call new players ahead of Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier with Israel after losing Leonardo Bonucci and Leonardo Spinazzola.
Giampiero Ventura admits Spain-Italy is “the most important match of my career so far” and explains the Leonardo Spinazzola decision.
The transfer window is still open in some countries, as Atalanta have loaned Constantin Nica to Dinamo Bucharest.
Rafael Toloi still appears to be an Atalanta player after the club reported on Friday that he had an injury.
Leonardo Spinazzola’s agent confirms his client “will remain at Atalanta until 2018”, despite Juventus interest.
Atalanta defender Rafael Toloi appears to have signed for Massimo Carrera’s Spartak Moscow.
Agent Davide Lippi admits Leonardo Spinazzola won’t be going to Juventus from Atalanta today, but “nobody wins in this situation.”
Inter have completed the signing of Atalanta teenage prospect Alessandro Bastoni, but he will stay in Bergamo for two more years.
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Beppe Marotta said Juventus won’t make any major buys after Benedikt Howedes, reassured Leonardo Spinazzola and said Lazio were “lucky” to get €35m for Keita Balde Diao.
Kwadwo Asamoah “wants to join Galatasaray, but Juventus can’t find a replacement,” confirmed his agent.
Atalanta sporting director Roberto Spagnolo warns Leonardo Spinazzola “there’s a contract to be respected” as he pushes for a Juventus move.
Leonardo Spinazzola has confirmed that he wants to leave Atalanta and return to Juventus. “A train that passes maybe once in a lifetime…”
Marco Borriello has equalled Nicola Amoruso’s all-time record by scoring in Serie A for 12 different clubs.