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Sunday August 25 2019
Gasperini: 'Muriel makes difference'

Gian Piero Gasperini praised Luis Muriel after his brace against SPAL, but wants Atalanta to “always play like that and not just when turning games around.”

The Orobici fought back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 in Ferrara in their opening Serie A game of the season.

“Aside from the three goals, we also had a lot of other scoring opportunities,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

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Saturday August 24 2019
Gasp: 'Atalanta humble and ambitious'

Gian Piero Gasperini insists Atalanta must start their season against SPAL by thinking about Serie A safety. “Being humble does not mean we are not ambitious.”

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They are coming off their most successful ever campaign, finishing third and qualifying for the Champions League, so Gasp was asked what their ambitions are for this season.

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Sunday August 18 2019
Masiello: 'Gasp same level as Conte'

Atalanta defender Andrea Masiello has advice for “animal” Martin Skrtel and insists “Gian Piero Gasperini is on the same level as Antonio Conte.”

La Dea were the surprise package of last season, finishing third in Serie A for their first ever Champions League qualification and reaching the Coppa Italia Final.

“We will have to press the reset button and start all over again, find that same mental freedom that allowed us to be this Atalanta,” Masiello told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Sunday August 18 2019
Atalanta not ready for Champions League

La Dea might’ve kept almost all their best players, but Vilizar Yakimov thinks Atalanta are unprepared for the challenges that lie ahead.

With great power comes great responsibility. Atalanta have been considered dark horses ever since Gian Piero Gasperini’s arrival in 2016, but their heroics from last season mean that La Dea quickly outgrew that tag and must accept their new status.

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Sunday August 4 2019
Gasperini: 'Atalanta need more buys'

Gian Piero Gasperini urged Atalanta to make new signings for Champions League football and complained the Serie A extended transfer window is “a circus sideshow.”

It’ll be difficult to improve on their record-breaking season, with a third-place finish, Champions League qualification and reaching the Coppa Italia Final.

“At times, I get the feeling a little arrogance might be setting in and the risk our team might be over-estimated,” Gasp told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Saturday July 27 2019
Gasperini: 'Good Atalanta for an hour'

Gian Piero Gasperini saw “a good performance from an hour, apart from that five-minute wobble” as Atalanta lost 2-1 to Swansea City.

Josip Ilicic had opened the scoring and they dominated the first half at the Liberty Stadium, but conceded twice in three minutes.

“It’s a good level to be playing at, they have already had several pre-season games and are at a more advanced stage of preparation,” the Coach told their official site.

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Wednesday July 24 2019
Gasperini honorary citizen of Bergamo

Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini is “so very proud” to be named an honorary citizen of Bergamo.

The tactician, who is from the Turin area, became a club legend when taking Atalanta to third place in Serie A and their first ever Champions League qualification.

He’ll be rewarded with the title of honorary citizen of Bergamo, as confirmed by the local council today.

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Tuesday July 23 2019
Mancini: 'Fonseca like Gasperini'

Gianluca Mancini had “no doubts” when Roma came calling and can see similarities between Paulo Fonseca and Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini.

The centre-back made the move from Atalanta this week on loan with obligation to buy for a total €15m, plus up to a maximum of €8m in bonuses.

“I am fully aware that I’m still young and have a lot to learn, but I’m happy to be here and to improve at Roma,” said the 23-year-old in his Press conference.

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Monday July 22 2019
Gasp: 'Atalanta need reinforcements'

Gian Piero Gasperini urges Atalanta to make a couple more signings and hopes “an indecent proposal for Duvan Zapata doesn’t arrive.”

The Orobici had their best ever season, reaching the Coppa Italia Final, finishing third in Serie A and qualifying for the Champions League.

“It’ll be a big test for us in an incredible competition like the Champions League, so we want to make a good impression in both Europe and Serie A,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

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Wednesday July 17 2019
Mancini: 'Couldn't turn down Roma'

Gianluca Mancini had no regrets leaving Atalanta and the Champions League for Roma. “It’s a big opportunity that doesn’t come around often.”

The transfer was completed today, technically a €2m loan with obligation to buy for €13m and a further set of bonuses up to €8m.

There is also a 10 per cent sell-on fee that will go to Atalanta.

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