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Wednesday August 12 2020
De Ligt in Rome for shoulder surgery

Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt will undergo shoulder surgery in Rome today and will miss at least the next three months.

The Dutch defender has struggled since he picked up an issue against Atalanta last year, when he dislocated his shoulder.

The 21-year old decided to play on and postpone the surgery until after the season and now that Juventus are out of the Champions League, he can finally operate.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
Tuchel: 'PSG prepared for huge challenge'

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel feels his players have ‘prepared in the best fashion’ for the big game against Atalanta on Wednesday and reveals he could have Kylian Mbappe in the squad.

PSG had to turn around a 2-1 defeat to Tuchel’s former club Borussia Dortmund in the last 16, but the German coach thinks they are facing another ‘huge challenge’ against Atalanta at the Estadio da Luz tomorrow.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
Bastoni: 'Proud to represent Inter in Europe'

Alessandro Bastoni says he's ‘proud to represent’ Inter in the Europa League, vowed to ‘push to get as far as possible’ and added that he will support his former club Atalanta in the Champions League tomorrow.

Bastoni moved to Inter in August 2017 but was immediately loaned back to Atalanta and spent last season at Parma before breaking through at Inter this season.

He has claimed the move to Parma helped his experience and expressed his delight for Atalanta’s run to the quarter-finals in the Champions League.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
De Roon: 'We are ready'

Marten de Roon seems sure Atalanta can compete with Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League tomorrow. ‘It’s a game like all the others but with more importance’.

La Dea are the only Italian team remaining in the Champions League and face Paris Saint-Germain in the last eight tomorrow night.

The Dutch midfielder thinks Atalanta have proved they can fight ‘against the biggest teams’ and looks forward to an ‘important match’ in Lisbon.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
Gasperini: 'Italy support Atalanta'

Coach Gian Piero Gasperini believes the whole country will ‘support’ Atalanta against Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and hopes to make them proud. ‘We’re sort of like a national team’.

The Orobici coach prepares for his most important match since taking over in Bergamo and thinks his team are concentrated and motivated enough to perform against PSG in the Last Eight.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
De Roon: 'Atalanta can cause an upset'

Dutch midfielder Marten de Roon has claimed that Atalanta can ‘cause an upset’ against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday and said the short ‘break has been good’.

Gian Piero Gasperini’s men are preparing to face Les Parisiens in Lisbon and De Roon stressed that La Dea have a better chance of overcoming the Ligue 1 champions in the one-leg format of the Final Eight.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
Official: Gonalons moves to Granada

Granada have officially triggered the option to buy Roma midfielder Maxime Gonalons and signed a deal until June 2023 with the Frenchman.

Gonalons, capped seven times by France, moves on a €4m transfer to the La Liga club, after having spent last season at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes on loan.

Granada finished seventh in La Liga 2019-20 and will play in the Europa League qualifiers next season.

Gonalons played 19 matches in the League and scored once for the club in the Copa del Rey, helping the club to the semi-finals of the competition.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
Douglas Costa for Lacazette?

Arsenal could let Alexandre Lacazette move this summer and would reportedly be interested in a swap deal including Juventus winger Douglas Costa.

The Bianconeri are looking for a new striker this summer and The Athletic writes that the French forward might leave Arsenal for €35m.

His contract with the Gunners expires in June 2022 but the report claims the Londoners are open to discuss a possible exchange deal.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
Cagliari move for Villa?

Cagliari are, according to Il Corriere dello Sport, preparing to make a move for Boca Juniors attacker Sebastian Villa this summer.

The Rossoblu coach Eusebio Di Francesco admires the 24-year-old Colombian winger, who can operate on both sides of the attack.

Villa moved to Boca Juniors in July 2018 and has contributed five goals and 11 assists in 58 games for the Xeneizes.

The newspaper claims the two clubs have yet to reach an agreement, as Di Francesco pushes the Casteddu to make a move.

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Tuesday August 11 2020
Report: Roma want 25m for Schick

Roma loanee Patrik Schick will return from RB Leipzig and the Giallorossi are reportedly looking to sell the Czech striker for €25m this summer.

The Bundesliga side will not trigger the option to buy the former Sampdoria forward, but Roma coach Paulo Fonseca doesn’t plan to keep Schick at the Olimpico ahead of next season.

Calciomercato.com writes that the 24-year-old, who arrived from the Blucerchiati on loan in July 2017 before the GIallorossi signed him for €42m a year later, has to look for a new club.

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