ATALANTA NEWS

Luciano Spalletti wants Roma to "think like Juventus and win like Juventus" when they visit “revelation” Atalanta tomorrow.
Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie shrugged off links with Roma, Juventus, Napoli, Arsenal, Bayern Munich and Manchester City.
Napoli try to end their Udinese taboo, Juventus host Pescara and Roma visit on-form Atalanta before the Derby della Madonnina.
Atalanta have won five of the last six rounds, so Gian Piero Gasperini thinks they’ll face Roma “at the best possible moment.”
Atalanta’s Azzurri new boy Roberto Gagliardini claims “I see myself” in former Juventus star Paul Pogba and expects “bedlam” against Roma this weekend.
Giampiero Ventura has called up 22 players from Serie A and B for an Italy get-together, including Milan’s Manuel Locatelli and Atalanta’s Andrea Petagna.
Atalanta are in fourth place now, but Gian Piero Gasperini felt like “a dead man walking” when he risked the axe a few weeks ago.
Giampiero Ventura is set to call promising young players for an Italy training camp, including Marco Benassi, Antonio Barreca and Manuel Locatelli.
Juventus have reportedly beaten the likes of Napoli, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United to Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie.
Atalanta are a revelation this season and President Antonio Percassi praised Coach Gian Piero Gasperini. “It’s a dream.”
Atalanta winger Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez opens the door to a Roma transfer and still has hope he can play for Italy.
Italy Under-21s fumbled a 2-1 lead in Southampton and lost 3-2 to England with the last kick of this friendly, partly due to a Pierluigi Gollini howler.
Italy Under-21s Coach Gigi Di Biagio is pleased that “finally clubs are giving room to young players” ahead of the friendly with England.
Roberto Gagliardini admits his Italy call-up was “unexpected” and marvels that’s he’s playing with players he “watched on television”.
Milan must pay at least €20m for Atalanta forward Alejandro Gomez, who is under contract until 2020.
Atalanta midfielder Roberto Gagliardini is “still in disbelief” after being called-up to the Italy squad.
After another exciting weekend of Serie A football Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 12.
Atalanta goalkeeper Marco Sportiello ‘almost joined Napoli’ last summer, reports say.
Eusebio Di Francesco admits playing in the Europa League is sapping energy from his Sassuolo players.
Gian Piero Gasperini says his Atalanta side are going through a ‘fantastic period’ after their 3-0 win over Sassuolo.