ATALANTA NEWS

Milan are without Hakan Calhanoglu and Ismael Bennacer against Napoli, while Atalanta have Ruslan Malinovskyi suspended with Juventus.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from six Serie A games, including Cagliari-Fiorentina, Sampdoria-Atalanta, Parma-Roma and Juventus-Milan.
Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri is not worried by the side's lack of goals and maintains that he is building the foundations of his team.
Mattia Sprocati and Andreas Cornelius goals gave Parma a surprise victory over Roma, who slide out of the top four.
Atalanta director general Umberto Marino claims a refereeing decision “completely changed the game” in their 0-0 draw with Sampdoria.
Atalanta were angry with the referee after a 0-0 draw with Sampdoria, as Ruslan Malinovskyi was sent off and Alex Ferrari avoided a red.
Check all the official line-ups from today’s Serie A afternoon games Lazio-Lecce, Udinese-SPAL and Sampdoria-Atalanta.
Atalanta are forced to make changes with Papu Gomez and Luis Muriel leading the way against Fabio Quagliarella’s Sampdoria.
Franck Kessie was dropped for Milan’s trip to Juventus and is reportedly on the market for €30-35m, with Wolves and Monaco interested.
Udinese won on his debut, but caretaker manager Luca Gotti continues to assure “there will be a different coach” in charge after the SPAL game.
Gian Piero Gasperini and Atalanta have even more injury problems going into tomorrow’s trip to Sampdoria. “We’re a bit low on numbers.”
Sampdoria boss Claudio Ranieri says he is happy to be working with Gaston Ramirez. "I wanted him when I was at Leicester City."
Inter will reportedly target Olivier Giroud, Dejan Kulusevski and Matteo Darmian in January, but a move for Arturo Vidal seems unlikely.
The referees for Serie A Week 12 have been announced, with Fabio Maresca given Juventus-Milan on Sunday.
Atalanta captain Alejandro Gomez has apologised for not testing Manchester City defender Kyle Walker in goal last night.
Gian Piero Gasperini believes the missed Gabriel Jesus penalty was “the wake-up call” Atalanta needed. “In the second half, we were better than Manchester City.”
Mario Pasalic “would’ve been quite happy” with Atalanta holding Manchester City 1-1, but was left with regrets at San Siro instead.
Joao Cancelo thanked Kyle Walker for “going above and beyond for the team” by taking the gloves in a 1-1 draw with Atalanta, but felt Manchester City were hard done by.
Pep Guardiola admits “the fear set in” after Claudio Bravo’s red card and “four points from two games against Atalanta is a wonderful result” for Manchester City.
Josip Ilicic admits Atalanta were “actually disappointed not to beat Manchester City” after a 1-1 draw, their first ever Champions League point.