ATALANTA NEWS

Atalanta will take up their option to buy Chelsea loanee Mario Pasalic at the end of the season, reports Tuttosport.
Gian Piero Gasperini is confident Atalanta will qualify if they beat Shakhtar Donetsk but admits the Champions League has “affected” their form in Serie A.
Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini claims the top two are already decided in Serie A but expects a "completely open" fight for top four.
Duvan Zapata will reportedly make his comeback for Atalanta in their crunch Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk next week.
Fabio Grosso will reportedly be sacked as Brescia coach after less than a month in the job and replaced by his predecessor, Eugenio Corini.
Cagliari’s 2-2 draw against Lecce last Monday was a backward step, according to coach Rolando Maran, and he wants to get back on track with Sampdoria.
Atalanta beat local rivals Brescia 3-0 at the Stadio Rigamonti today and Marten De Roon showed Twitter users what it meant to the fans. “I need a new car!”
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, Brescia-Atalanta, Genoa-Torino and Fiorentina-Lecce.
Fabio Grosso maintains Atalanta “pounced” on signs of Brescia weakness and fear. “They proved themselves to be a level above us.”
Gian Piero Gasperini felt Atalanta could’ve beaten Brescia by far more than 3-0. “We wasted a lot of chances and didn’t kill the game.”
Atalanta absolutely dominated the Lombardy Derby with a Mario Pasalic brace and Josip Ilicic counter, although Mario Balotelli did hit the crossbar for Brescia.
Brescia have Mario Balotelli back in the starting XI, sending Alfredo Donnarumma to the bench, as Atalanta look to Luis Muriel in this bitter grudge match.
Brescia and Atalanta meet today in the Lombardy Derby for the first time since 2006 in what is one of Italy’s fiercest local rivalries, best remembered for Carlo Mazzone's run.
Inter and Juventus are reportedly ready to do battle over Atalanta’s Dejan Kulusevski, on loan at Parma, whilst Liverpool are sending scouts to observe the 19-year-old.
Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini has stressed that “League placing doesn’t matter” in derbies ahead of taking on local rivals Brescia.
All 20 Serie A clubs have signed a letter promising to tackle racism following a season of escalating incidents that have brought worldwide condemnation.
Brescia coach Fabio Grosso says he is tired of talking about Mario Balotelli, preferring to focus on the derby with Atalanta which “prepares for itself.”
Atalanta striker Luis Muriel has revealed that he is out to emulate Liverpool star Roberto Firmino, whom he deems to be the best forward in world football.
Juventus are already qualified for the next phase of the Champions League, but we take a look at how Napoli, Inter and Atalanta could follow them through to the last 16.
Inter are contemplating a move for Atalanta winger Robin Gosens, according to Calciomercato.com.