ATALANTA NEWS

Italian football almost lost Napoli sensation Edinson Cavani to West Ham, his former Coach has revealed.
Francesco Guidolin has Udinese regrets, but Stefano Colantuono insists Atalanta earned this point with sweat.
Atalanta heroics denied Udinese, Fiorentina and Siena got crucial wins and Giuseppe Sculli’s brace sealed a four-goal thriller at Lecce.
Udinese-Atalanta is above all Antonio Di Natale against German Denis, who is still owned by the Friulani.
Stefano Colantuono’s Atalanta were able to destroy Roma last week and he argues they can pick apart Udinese too. “They do have weak points.”
Francesco Guidolin hopes Udinese-owned striker German Denis can continue his amazing Atalanta scoring rate, “but only from Monday!”
German Denis is not targeting revenge when he faces former side Udinese this weekend as an Atalanta player.
Stefano Colantuono reveals he analysed how to tear Roma apart before the game. “Roma have their philosophy that leaves a lot of space at the back.”
Luis Enrique explains he froze out Daniele De Rossi because “he did not seem prepared” for Roma’s 4-1 hammering against Atalanta.
Atalanta gave Roma a lesson in counter-attacking football, as a German Denis hat-trick sealed their 4-1 victory. Daniel Pablo Osvaldo and Marco Cassetti saw red.
Roma have replaced Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi for their trip to Atalanta with Fabio Borini, Daniel Pablo Osvaldo and Marquinho.
Stefano Colantuono believes Atalanta “must attack” Roma today and concedes Francesco Totti’s ban “is an advantage.”
Luis Enrique assures Roma fans he has “plenty of options” to replace Francesco Totti as Roma take on Atalanta.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono believes that Ezequiel Schelotto would be a good signing for Roma.
Roma will take on Atalanta this weekend deprived of Francesco Totti – and the stats without him in the team are not good.
The relegation battle in Serie A heats up this weekend as Lecce, Cesena, Atalanta and Siena all face important tests in Week 25.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono insists that Simone Padoin is of Juventus quality following his January move.
Atalanta’s Andrea Consigli has played down speculation that he could break into the Italy squad for Euro 2012.
Emiliano Mondonico could not have asked for more from Novara, as Stefano Colantuono accepts the point.
It was a weekend of upsets in the relegation zone, as Lecce crushed Siena, Chievo stunned Genoa and Novara held Atalanta to a stalemate.