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Tuesday August 11 2020
Percassi: 'I'll call Ilicic before and after'

Atalanta patron Antonio Percassi says he will call Josip Ilicic ‘before and after’ the clash with Paris Saint-Germain, thinks goalkeeper Marco Sportiello could get an ‘important opportunity’ and hails Papu Gomez as the ‘perfect captain’.

La Dea’s biggest match of the year is right around the corner and PSG are waiting in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

But the hero from the meeting with Valencia in the last 16, Ilicic, will not be there.

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Saturday August 8 2020
Gollini: 'I'll be out for two months'

Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini confirms he’ll be out of action for ‘around two months,’ but is cheering his teammates on in the Champions League.

The shot-stopper landed awkwardly on one leg during the final game of the Serie A season with Inter and sprained his knee.

A scan today confirmed a lesion to the posterior cruciate ligament, which means he is out of Wednesday’s quarter-final with PSG.

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Saturday August 8 2020
Gollini out of PSG game

Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini is out of the Champions League quarter-final with PSG after he was diagnosed with a knee ligament tear.

According to Sky Sport Italia, TMW and more, today’s scans highlighted a sub-total lesion of the posterior cruciate ligament in his knee.

The shot-stopper had sustained the injury just minutes into the final Serie A game of the season against Atalanta, landing awkwardly on one leg.

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Thursday May 7 2020
Sportiello has recovered from Covid-19

Atalanta have officially announced that goalkeeper Marco Sportiello has recovered from coronavirus.

Sportiello was the first player from La Dea’s squad to have contracted coronavirus announcing that he had tested positive on March 20 and one month after he still tested positive for Covid-19.

Bergamo has been one of the worst hit areas in Italy but the good news regarding the shot stopper’s recovery was officially announced by the Bergamaschi today.

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Wednesday April 29 2020
Report: Dybala still positive for COVID-19

Juventus star Paulo Dybala has tested positive for COVID-19 for the fourth time in six weeks, claims Spanish programme El Chiringuito.

He confirmed via Instagram on March 21 that he and his girlfriend Oriana Sabatini both tested positive for the coronavirus.

This came after Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi also contracted the virus.

According to El Chiringuito, Dybala has undergone in all four tests over the last six weeks and the most recent was positive.

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Wednesday April 22 2020
Sportiello still positive for COVID-19

Atalanta goalkeeper Marco Sportiello is still positive for COVID-19 a month after his initial diagnosis, so remains in quarantine.

The shot-stopper is taking an unusually long time to recover from the illness, even though La Gazzetta dello Sport point out he has no serious symptoms.

It’s reported this is the third time he has undergone a swab, the first discovering his infection on March 20, the second showing negative, but the third positive again.

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Tuesday March 24 2020
Atalanta confirm Sportiello has Coronavirus

Atalanta goalkeeper Marco Sportiello is the first player from La Dea’s squad to have contracted the Coronavirus, announced the club.

The club announced this evening that Sportiello has tested positive for the virus on their official website.

Bergamo has one been of the worst hit areas in Italy with COVID-19.

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Tuesday February 4 2020
Sportiello: '50-50 against Valencia'

Marco Sportiello has claimed Atalanta have “a chance” of overcoming Valencia and advance to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

The Nerazzurri are preparing to welcome Los Che later this month and back-up goalkeeper Sportiello has admitted the draw could have been worse for the Bergamaschi.

“I think we have a chance, it’s better to face Valencia than Barcelona or Bayern Munich,” he told Bergamo TV. “We still play against a team with a lot of experience, but the Champions League is strange.”

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Tuesday May 7 2019
Milan: Paqueta's season over

Lucas Paqueta’s season is over after the Milan midfielder was given a three-match ban for his red card against Bologna.

Paqueta had been booked for reacting badly to a foul during Milan’s 2-1 win on Monday, but he was then shown a straight red card for tapping the arm of referee Marco Di Bello.

The suspension means the Brazilian will miss the Rossoneri’s remaining Serie A fixtures against Fiorentina, Frosinone and SPAL.

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Friday July 6 2018
Official: Frosinone sign Sportiello

Serie A new boys Frosinone have officially signed Atalanta goalkeeper Marco Sportiello on loan with an option to buy.

It marks a new chapter in Sportiello’s career after 18 months at Fiorentina, who opted against keeping the 26-year-old permanently.

His path to the first team at Atalanta was also blocked by Albania international Etrit Berisha.

Sportiello is Frosinone’s sixth summer signing after the likes of Slovenian centre-back Luka Krajnc and former Benevento midfielder Raman Chibsah.

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