ATALANTA NEWS

Genoa President Enrico Preziosi told protesting fans “I’ll make them happy by leaving. We’ve hit rock bottom again” after a 5-0 defeat to Atalanta.
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez scored a hat-trick, but Andrea Conti was the star with an amazing overhead kick as Atalanta demolished Genoa.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s seven Serie A games, including Torino-Udinese, Pescara-Milan, Fiorentina-Bologna and the epic grudge match Napoli-Juventus.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants Atalanta to push for European qualification, but admits it can’t be “like other games” as they visit Genoa.
Atalanta midfielder Giulio Migliaccio announced the time has come to retire at the end of the season and join the club as a director.
Atalanta director Umberto Marino assures “it’s not done yet with Roma, as other Italian and foreign clubs are interested” in Franck Kessie.
Chelsea scouts will reportedly be in Genoa tomorrow to view Atalanta pair Franck Kessie and Andrea Conti.
Inter could loan Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa to Atalanta as part of a new partnership between the two clubs.
Roma are planning the future with a new meeting for Atalanta sensation Franck Kessie, also wanted by Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Napoli and Juventus.
Atalanta defender Mattia Caldara never thought of moving to Juventus in January - “I have to grow”.
Atalanta striker Andrea Petagna thanked Coach Gian Piero Gasperini after his senior Italy debut. “He changed my life.”
Atalanta wing-back Leonardo Spinazzola enjoyed his senior Italy debut in the 2-1 friendly win over the Netherlands. “It’s a wonderful experience.”
Roberto Gagliardini made his senior Italy debut and the Inter midfielder can hardly believe it. “A year ago I hadn’t made my Serie A debut.”
Andrea Petagna thanked Giampiero Ventura for his senior Italy debut, but first is focused on the European Under-21 Championships.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini admits it would be “a small disappointment” to miss out on European football.
Fiorentina are said to be looking at Atalanta and Italy striker Andrea Petagna.
Leonardo Bonucci is one of the only veterans as Italy test a very young 3-5-2 formation against the Netherlands on Tuesday.
Italy are planning to use the 3-5-2 system in Tuesday’s friendly against the Netherlands, starting Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alessio Romagnoli and Daniele Rugani.
Atalanta are preparing a swoop for Alaves winger Edgar Mendez, fighting competition from Valencia, Real Sociedad and Villarreal.
Napoli are said to have identified Atalanta's Andrea Conti and Benfica's Alex Grimaldo as possible replacements for Faouzi Ghoulam.