ATALANTA NEWS

Teammates in Argentina and opponents on Saturday, Atalanta’s Maxi Moralez has defended Fiorentina’s Santiago Silva’s poor start to life in Serie A.
Stefano Colantuono and Vincenzo Montella both hailed the determination shown by their teams.
There was a sensational and highly controversial four-goal thriller, as Milan and Bologna were furious at the referee, while Udinese went top.
Stefano Colantuono has to reshuffle his Atalanta side for today’s crunch dogfight with Catania.
Atalanta’s Ezequiel Schelotto is unfazed by the fact that his name is again circulating in the transfer rumour mill. “I’m used to it.”
Atalanta have wasted no time in rejecting reports that they are interested in signing Juventus forward Amauri during January.
Domenico Di Carlo and Stefano Colantuono are fairly content with a point apiece.
Marco Di Vaio gave Bologna an important victory over Siena, while the goalkeepers were crucial in Chievo-Atalanta.
Stefano Colantuono wants Atalanta to keep surprising Serie A this season, though “it’s always complicated” travelling to Chievo.
Atalanta star Ezequiel Schelotto feels he would be a good addition to Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national squad.
He’s been linked with Juventus and Manchester United, but Atalanta insist that Manolo Gabbiadini will remain at Atalanta.
Atalanta have confirmed that they will buy German Denis outright once his loan deal comes to an end next June.
The agent of Manolo Gabbiadini has conceded that his client needs more playing time at Serie A club Atalanta.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono inevitably has regrets over dropping two points to Napoli. “We were superior.”
Walter Mazzarri is confident Napoli deserved their draw in Bergamo, apologised to Goran Pandev and cleared up an Ezequiel Lavezzi mystery.
Napoli have rested Ezequiel Lavezzi for their tricky trip to Atalanta, giving Goran Pandev a rare start.
Stefano Colantuono hopes Atalanta can cause a huge upset against Napoli tonight, but warns “we need the perfect game.”
Walter Mazzarri admits he has to rest some stars against Atalanta, but “not exaggerated. I want Napoli’s step up in quality.”
Udinese boss Francescio Guidolin has explained why Serie A top scorer German Denis was allowed to join Atalanta.
Stefano Colantuono has warned of Napoli’s strength and versatility ahead of Atalanta’s Saturday-night meeting with Walter Mazzarri’s men.