ATALANTA NEWS

Atalanta caused a huge upset, beating Napoli when down to 10 men thanks to a Mattia Caldara brace to move within three points of third place.
Manchester United scouts are attending Napoli v Atalanta today to view Franck Kessie and Elseid Hysaj.
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez warns Atalanta “came to Napoli in order to pick up points, as we too want to play in Europe.”
Napoli once more shun squad rotation and keep faith with their stars against fourth-placed surprise package of the season Atalanta.
Atalanta striker Andrea Petagna believes they can beat Napoli today and pledges to bleach his hair if they qualify for Europe.
Arsenal will have scouts at the Stadio San Paolo today to view Napoli stars Lorenzo Insigne and Faouzi Ghoulam.
Papu Gomez declares Atalanta “believe in Europe” but if so “you have to sign eight or nine players”.
Juventus are reportedly seeking an early return for Leonardo Spinazzola, the 23-year-old currently on loan at Atalanta.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini believes Napoli can overturn their defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Atalanta sensation Franck Kessie poured cold water on Roma rumours, admitting “I like the Premier League and dream of Manchester United.”
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola was disappointed at the “naïve” goal conceded in defeat to Atalanta.
Gian Piero Gasperini is ready for Atalanta to take on Napoli, Fiorentina and Inter for Europe after beating Crotone for fourth place.
Atalanta found it far tougher than expected to get the better of Crotone, as Andrea Conti’s tap-in and the offside flag was the only difference.
Atalanta striker Andrea Petagna celebrated his first Italy call-up, albeit just for a training camp. “It’s motivation to do even better.”
Atalanta look to Papu Gomez and Andrea Petagna as they continue the push for Europe, hosting relegation-threatened Crotone.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura called players, including Roberto Gagliardini, Domenico Berardi and Gianluca Lapadula, for a training camp.
Gian Piero Gasperini warned Crotone “are anything but resigned to their fate” ahead of today’s game, as Atalanta push for Europe.
Atalanta midfielder Jasmin Kurtic says European qualification is well within his side’s reach – providing they can keep going until “the final few games”.
If Atalanta qualify for the Europa League, they’ll likely play their home games at Sassuolo’s Mapei Stadium.
Milan, Juventus and Roma are all reportedly interested in PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot.