ATALANTA NEWS

Gian Piero Gasperini is trying to keep Atalanta focused on the trip to Genoa and finding consistency, not getting distracted by the Champions League.
Aurelio Andreazzoli hopes Genoa can emulate the path set out by Atalanta when they face off today. “I appreciate their philosophy of football.”
Gian Piero Gasperini explained why he stayed with Atalanta, Champions League adventure and insists his 2011 sacking was “more Inter’s mistake than mine.”
The referees for Serie A Week 3 are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate the clash between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Gian Piero Gasperini credits his time with Genoa for laying “the foundations” of his Atalanta success and still regrets not playing the Champions League with the Grifone.
Atalanta have almost sold out the 3,000 tickets for their Champions League debut away to Dinamo Zagreb next Wednesday.
Antonio Conte is reportedly the highest-paid Coach in Serie A history on €11m per year at Inter, double the salary of second-placed Maurizio Sarri of Juventus.
Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini says being made an honorary citizen of Bergamo is ‘the most beautiful gift I’ve ever received’.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is Serie A’s runaway highest earner on €31m a season, with Matthijs de Ligt and Romelu Lukaku already second and third.
Juventus spent €719m on transfer fees to assemble the squad, but Manchester City are the first club to surpass €1bn.
New Atalanta signing Guilherme Arana feels “happy now at a great club, whereas at Sevilla I’d fallen into a depression.”
Duvan Zapata believes Atalanta can “do even better” than last season and their Champions League group draw was “softer than we thought it’d be.”
Genoa Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli said it’s “an honour” to be compared to Gian Piero Gasperini, but it’s too early for such praise.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the fastest striker in Serie A this season, the Juventus star hitting peaks of 34.62km/h at the age of 34, behind only Kostas Manolas.
Atalanta striker Luis Muriel bagged an historic brace as Colombia played a 2-2 friendly draw with Brazil in Miami.
Atalanta are reportedly weighing up a move for ex-Milan and Genoa midfielder Andrea Bertolacci.
Atalanta have named their first-ever Champions League squad, which includes all of their 22 first-team players.
The Lega Serie A have released the changes to the fixtures all the way up to Week 16 in December, including new kick-offs for Fiorentina-Juventus, Milan-Inter, Inter-Juve, Juve-Milan and Inter-Roma.
Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has officially joined Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir on the same day he was released by Atalanta.
Atalanta have officially signed Sevilla defender Simon Kjaer on a season-long loan.