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Monday August 10 2020
Gomez: 'Atalanta changed my life'

Captain Papu Gomez says Atalanta ‘changed my life’ and thinks his path would have been different had he met coach Gian Piero Gasperini earlier in his career.

The Orobici coach has given Gomez more responsibility in the build-up play and the Argentine loves playing as a trequartista in Bergamo.

“It’s great to play in this position,” he told Enganche. “I have to defend, come back to look for the ball and then turn around and throw myself back in the mix.

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Tuesday August 4 2020
Dybala named Serie A's MVP

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala has been named the MVP by Serie A, after the League announced their ranking of the best players of 2019-20.

“The performance measurement is based on the official stats of Lega Serie A, which represents the objective scientific criterion of the best of this season,” CEO of Serie A Luigi De Siervo explained.

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Monday August 3 2020
Serie A Player of the Season: Papu Gomez

If Atalanta lit up Serie A and the Champions League, a lot of it is down to their captain and most representative player, as Kaustubh Pandey pays tribute to Papu Gomez.

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Monday July 13 2020
Gomez Serie A's best for June

Atalanta forward Alejandro Gomez has been named Serie A’s Player of the Month for June.

Despite not scoring, Gomez managed four assists in Atalanta’s wins against Sassuolo, Lazio and Udinese last month to help his side leapfrog Inter into third place.

“Atalanta are one of the most beautiful tales in our league and no-one represents the values ​​of this team better than captain Gomez for his quality and quantity, team spirit and self-sacrifice for his teammates,” said Serie A CEO Luigi De Siervo.

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Saturday July 4 2020
Gasperini: 'Gomez ultimate Atalanta emblem'

Gian Piero Gasperini confirms Atalanta’s Champions League ambitions and the importance of Papu Gomez. ‘He is the ultimate emblem of this team.’

The trip to Cagliari kicks off on Sunday at 18.30 UK time (17.30 GMT), click here for a match preview.

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Saturday June 27 2020
Gomez: 'Close to Lazio & Italy'

Atalanta captain Alejandro Gomez has revealed just how close he was to joining Lazio and playing for Italy.

Gomez was heavily linked with Lazio in the summers of 2017 and 2018, and the 32-year-old confirmed there was truth to the rumours.

“A few years ago, I was close to Lazio,” he told Radio Deejay.

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Wednesday June 24 2020
Gomez: 'Atalanta's style brings results'

Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez wasn’t surprised Atalanta fought back from 2-0 down to beat Lazio 3-2. ‘I knew we’d do it, our style of football brings results and we can aim even higher.’

A bizarre Marten de Roon own goal and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic rocket had put Lazio 2-0 up after just 11 minutes, but their 21-round Serie A unbeaten run was ended by Robin Gosens, Ruslan Malinovskyi and Jose Luis Palomino.

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Wednesday June 10 2020
Gomez: 'Atalanta could win Champions League'

Papu Gomez maintains ‘anything can happen’ in the Champions League for Atalanta, especially in a Final Eight tournament on neutral turf.

UEFA’s plan at the moment is to condense the remaining rounds into a showdown between the quarter-finalists, clashing in one-off games until the Final.

All these are likely to be played in one city, with Lisbon the current favourite, after the COVID-19 pandemic has eased in August.

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Wednesday June 10 2020
Gomez plays for Bergamo

Atalanta captain Alejandro Gomez wants to bring ‘joy’ back to the people of Bergamo: “They miss, breathe and live for football.”

Bergamo was one of the cities that has been suffering the most during the coronavirus pandemic and Gomez claims the Orobici players have ‘a huge responsibility’ when football resumes.

“It’s a huge responsibility to have, also to be an example,” he told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “Bergamo has suffered a lot. I never had the doubt of leaving the city.

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Sunday June 7 2020
Papu Gomez releases children's book

Atalanta captain Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez has released a children’s graphic novel about his life and career.

He announced the initiative via his Instagram Stories and it will be available to buy both in physical and digital form.

‘Ciao, son il Papu’ (Hello, I am Papu) is released by Rizzoli from June 16 and some stores in Bergamo will sell special autographed versions.

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