Serie A Team of Week 13
After another exciting weekend of Serie A football, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 13.
Gasperini laughs off Kessie rumours
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini has laughed off suggestions that 19-year-old Franck Kessie could be worth €40m.
Spalletti: 'Roma just stop playing'
Luciano Spalletti was more distraught than angry after Roma lost to Atalanta. “When the going gets tough, we just stop.”
Gasp: 'Dumbstruck by Atalanta'
Gian Piero Gasperini admits he is “dumbstruck” by Atalanta’s extraordinary form, as they beat Roma to go within a point of second.
Kessie: 'Atalanta look to Europe'
Franck Kessie sealed a last-gasp Atalanta victory over Roma and confirmed now they are “looking towards Europe.”
Atalanta comeback shocks Roma
Roma dominated the first half, then vanished in the second as Atalanta snatched a shock 2-1 victory to close within a point of the Giallorossi.
Roma visit fourth-placed Atalanta, who have won five of the last six rounds, in a clash of the current form teams.
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No Totti against Atalanta
Francesco Totti and Thomas Vermaelen are still out for Roma’s trip to Atalanta, but Leandro Paredes and Kostas Manolas return.
Gasp's all-attack Atalanta-Roma
Gian Piero Gasperini is “curious” to see two such attacking and on form sides as Atalanta and Roma go head-to-head.
Spalletti: 'Roma think like Juventus'
Luciano Spalletti wants Roma to "think like Juventus and win like Juventus" when they visit “revelation” Atalanta tomorrow.
Kessie: 'Not leaving Atalanta yet'
Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie shrugged off links with Roma, Juventus, Napoli, Arsenal, Bayern Munich and Manchester City.
Serie A Previews: Napoli taboo
Napoli try to end their Udinese taboo, Juventus host Pescara and Roma visit on-form Atalanta before the Derby della Madonnina.
Gasp: 'Atalanta-Roma at best time'
Atalanta have won five of the last six rounds, so Gian Piero Gasperini thinks they’ll face Roma “at the best possible moment.”
Gagliardini: I see myself in Pogba
Atalanta’s Azzurri new boy Roberto Gagliardini claims “I see myself” in former Juventus star Paul Pogba and expects “bedlam” against Roma this weekend.
Italy: Locatelli in get-together
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.
Gasperini: 'I was a dead man walking'
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.
Ventura plans young Italy get-together
Giampiero Ventura is set to call promising young players for an Italy training camp, including Marco Benassi, Antonio Barreca and Manuel Locatelli.
Kessie picks Juve over Napoli?
Juventus have reportedly beaten the likes of Napoli, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United to Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie.
Percassi: 'Atalanta dream'
Atalanta are a revelation this season and President Antonio Percassi praised Coach Gian Piero Gasperini. “It’s a dream.”
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