Atalanta President Antonio Percassi has revealed that Bergamo is going through an “incredible tragedy” due to the coronavirus outbreak. “You just want to cry”.
Italy’s Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora doubts that football can resume on May 3 and confirms plan to start “behind closed doors” in the event of a return.
Gianluca Mancini says he is “proud” of Roma, urges the people of Atalanta to “never give up” and reveals he is learning from Chris Smalling.
Lega Serie A President Paolo Dal Pino wants the Presidents to stop asking about training sessions until the initial decree expires.
Atalanta goalkeeper Marco Sportiello is the first player from La Dea’s squad to have contracted the Coronavirus, announced the club.
When Serie A was interrupted by the Coronavirus outbreak, Gian Piero Gasperini was only one point away from breaking the 250-point milestone at Atalanta.
Western United hero Alessandro Diamanti wrote a message to encourage fans to “stay at home” after the Australian A-League suspended play.
Alejandro Gomez admits Atalanta’s Champions League match against Valencia at San Siro “has something to do” with the coronavirus outbreak in Bergamo.
UEFA has officially postponed the Champions League and Europa League Finals as the 2020 Olympic Games look set to be held next year.
Shenzhen FC coach Roberto Donadoni has revealed that he pictures himself in Serie A in the future. “Maybe at Atalanta”.
Brazilian defender Rafael Toloi undergoes treatment at home to overcome his current injury problems but has claimed “football is the least of problems”.
The death toll in Italy for people who contracted Coronavirus is now 5,476, an increase of 651 over 24 hours, but there is hope they are over the peak and numbers are dropping.
Roma captain Alessandro Florenzi joined Valencia on loan in January, but had been close to Atalanta, according to reports.
Italy, and in particular Lombardy, has overtaken China as the country with the most Coronavirus deaths. “We don’t understand why it’s so aggressive. The virus might’ve mutated.”
Brescia President Massimo Cellino insists the 2019-20 Serie A season is over due to the Coronavirus. “If Lazio want the Scudetto, let them have it. This is the plague.”
Getafe coach Jose Bordalas says club President Angel Torres’ decision not to travel to Milan to face Inter in the Europa League was “spot on” and that the Nerazzurri are “a symbol of Serie A.”
An epidemiologist in the Italian task force warns “it’s probably going to be impossible for crowds to attend football games before October.”
The coronavirus pandemic continues to grow in Italy and the Lombardy region alone registered another 546 deaths over the last 24 hours.
Captain Alejandro Gomez has claimed that Atalanta’s performances have allowed them to dream about winning the Scudetto.
It’s reported that several Serie A clubs are ready to vote down the idea of playing Champions League and Europa League games on a weekend as they rush to finish the season.