Tuesday November 15 2011
Atalanta to keep star trio

Atalanta have tightened their grip on Ezequiel Schelotto, Manolo Gabbiadini and Giacomo Bonaventura.

The three players are understood to be on the wish-lists of numerous clubs given their ‘stars of tomorrow’ potential.

However, club official Pierpaolo Marino has insisted that all three youngsters will remain at the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia until at least the end of the season.

“My cell phone is going crazy,” the former Udinese and Napoli transfer guru commented.

“I keep getting requests for Schelotto, Gabbiadini and Bonaventura. However, none of those three will leave in January.”

Midfielders Schelotto and Bonaventura are 22 and have both made 10 Serie A appearances so far this term.

Under-21 international striker Gabbiadini [pictured], meanwhile, is 19 and has appeared in five top-flight games for the Bergamo boys.

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