ATALANTA NEWS

Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez explained why he signed a new contract with Atalanta and resisted, among others, tonight’s opponents Roma.
Bruno Peres warned Roma “have got to start the season strong” in their trip to Atalanta this evening.
Roma look to Capocannoniere Edin Dzeko and new buy Gregoire Defrel in their season opener, a trip to last year’s surprise outfit Atalanta.
Football Italia has teamed up with Forza27.com to produce a new range of Serie A desktop and mobile backgrounds, bringing a little calcio to your technology.
Milan are trying to sell their defenders to Turkey, with Gabriel Paletta towards Fenerbahce and Gustavo Gomez at Trabzonspor.
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez said Atalanta will face Roma “without fear” this evening, but want-away Leonardo Spinazzola should be released.
Napoli have injury concerns for Dries Mertens and above all Vlad Chiriches after their 3-1 victory over Hellas Verona.
Gian Piero Gasperini criticised Leonardo Spinazzola for abandoning Atalanta ahead of their big game with Roma to push through a Juventus move.
Eusebio Di Francesco hit back at Roma critics, defended his 4-3-3 system and expects “even more” from Radja Nainggolan against Atalanta.
Ivan Juric confirmed new buys Luca Rossettini and Andrej Galabinov will start for Genoa against Sassuolo, while Diego Laxalt is uncertain.
Marten De Roon confessed he has been working on a return to Atalanta since February, having only joined Middlesbrough in July 2016.
After 83 days without calcio, Serie A gets back underway tomorrow for the 2017-18 season.
Roma goalkeeper Alisson declares “we’re aiming for the Scudetto”, believing only Juventus are stronger.
Beppe Marotta hints Juventus will not give up on Leonardo Spinazzola, reiterates Alex Sandro is staying and admits Ezequiel Garay is “a great player”.
Valencia defender Ezequiel Garay is reportedly top of Juventus’ wishlist for a new centre-back.
Ahead of this weekend’s Serie A kick-off, Football Italia looks at the crucial fixtures for each of the top sides, and today it’s the turn of Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli.
The referees have been announced for the first weekend of Serie A, with Paolo Tagliavento taking charge of Inter-Fiorentina.
Football Italia has teamed up with Forza27.com to produce a new range of Serie A desktop and mobile backgrounds, bringing a little calcio to your technology.
Leonardo Spinazzola is at the centre of a transfer merry-go-round involving Diego Laxalt, Kwadwo Asamoah, Juventus, Atalanta, Genoa and Galatasaray.
Ahead of this weekend’s Serie A kick-off, Football Italia looks at the crucial fixtures for each side, and it’s a big season for Roma.