Gonzalo Higuain, Sami Khedira and Federico Bernardeschi are out of the Juventus squad to face Atalanta, but Blaise Matuidi and Mario Mandzukic return.
Gian Piero Gasperini said Atalanta must gain “strength” from their Europa League adventure ahead of the double showdown with Juventus.
Juventus are reportedly preparing a €25m offer for Atalanta midfielder Bryan Cristante, also wanted by Inter and Premier League sides.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri confirms Federico Bernardeschi could require surgery, while Gonzalo Higuain is unlikely to face Atalanta.
Atalanta captain Papu Gomez says they exited the Europa League “with heads held very high” after the defeat to Borussia Dortmund.
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain is expected to be fit for the Coppa Italia semi-final second leg with Atalanta.
Gian Piero Gasperini’s Atalanta were the better team over two legs, but Borussia Dortmund were more clinical, explains Elio Salerno.
Coach Peter Stöger said it was “only to be expected that it would be difficult” against Atalanta, but Borussia Dortmund were ultimately lucky.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini hopes they “represented Italy well” after their “Cinderella” Europa League adventure ended.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi has apologised to Michy Batshuayi after the Borussia Dortmund striker heard racist abuse.
Papu Gomez expressed Atalanta “sadness, because we were so close” to eliminating Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League Round of 32.
Atalanta were extremely unlucky to go out over two legs to Borussia Dortmund, as a late goal – and Etrit Berisha error - made the difference.
Join us for all the action from tonight’s Europa League games RB Leipzig-Napoli, Lazio-FCSB, Atalanta-Borussia Dortmund and Milan-Ludogorets.
Atalanta go out all guns blazing for their Europa League decider with Borussia Dortmund, as Papu Gomez and Josip Ilicic challenge Michy Batshuayi.
The referees for Serie A Week 26 are announced as Paolo Mazzoleni will take charge of Sunday night’s clash between Roma and Milan.
Gian Piero Gasperini notes Atalanta “have the opportunity to progress in the Europa League and will do everything to take it” against Borussia Dortmund.
Mattia De Sciglio is expected to miss Juventus’ match against Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday after picking up a thigh problem.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi wrote an open letter to fans ahead of their Europa League showdown with Borussia Dortmund.
Massimo Donati is continuing his career after all, signing a new contract with St Mirren after he was released by Hamilton Academical.
The referees for the four Europa League games involving Atalanta, Milan, Napoli and Lazio have been announced.