ATALANTA NEWS

Atalanta are braced for the worst after Guido Marilungo was stretchered off in tears just weeks after his return from a six-month injury lay-off.
Atalanta have booked a last 16 Coppa Italia game against Roma after beating Cesena 3-1 on Wednesday afternoon.
Stefano Colantuono is pulling no punches when preparing Atalanta for a Coppa Italia game with Cesena. “I want my players to spit blood!”
Italian national boss Cesare Prandelli is monitoring the form of Atalanta midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura.
Stefano Colantuono rues Atalanta conceding a "ridiculous" goal, but Gigi Del Neri hailed Genoa's spirit.
Gigi Del Neri finally celebrated a victory on the Genoa bench and hailed his men for not getting “depressed” after the Derby della Lanterna.
Roma climb up the standings with a hard-fought win on Pescara boss Cristiano Bergodi’s debut, while Fiorentina fought back for a four-goal thriller in Torino.
Atalanta Coach Stefano Colantuono is not swayed by Genoa’s disastrous run of results that has them propping up the table. “It doesn’t reflect their talents.”
Juventus and Milan are set to fight it out for Atalanta defender Federico Peluso in January, according to reports in Italy.
Vincenzo Montella hailed Fiorentina's mental strength, but Stefano Colantuono blamed the red card.
Vincenzo Montella feels Fiorentina have proved they can do without Stevan Jovetic, but won’t “kid ourselves” with Scudetto ambitions.
Alberto Aquilani bagged a brace as Fiorentina continued their spectacular campaign by thumping 10-man Atalanta to go joint-third.
Stevan Jovetic is not even fit for the bench, so Adem Ljajic and Luca Toni take on Atalanta’s Maxi Moralez and German Denis.
Vincenzo Montella has good news about Stevan Jovetic and feels Fiorentina are “fired up by the enthusiasm of the fans” against Atalanta.
Stefano Colantuono’s Atalanta are fresh from ending Inter’s winning streak and he hopes they can do the same to Fiorentina.
Stevan Jovetic is “following the rehabilitation process very well,” announced Fiorentina’s chief medic and he could potentially face Atalanta.
It is only a matter of time before Andrea Consigli becomes a regular in the Giro Azzurro, says Atalanta teammate Guglielmo Stendardo.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono believes Inter are to be considered Scudetto contenders, even after his side beat them 3-2 at the weekend.
Atalanta’s German Denis is refusing to comment on claims that he could be set for a January move to Inter – the club he scored twice against on Sunday.
The agent of Giacomo Bonaventura believes that the Atalanta player is knocking at the door of national boss Cesare Prandelli.