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Friday January 12 2018
Atalanta: 'Juventus like Cristante'

Atalanta CEO Luca Percassi confirms Juventus Coach Max Allegri “likes Bryan Cristante, but we haven’t received Liverpool offers for Papu Gomez.”

The Orobici impressed over the past 18 months, finishing fourth in Serie A, while this season they have won their Europa League group and reached the Coppa Italia semi-finals, where they’ll face Juve.

Percassi spoke to Tuttosport and was asked about reports Inter, Roma and Juve were targeting midfielder Cristante.

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Wednesday January 10 2018
Liverpool tempt Papu Gomez

Atalanta forward Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez would be tempted by a January approach from Liverpool, it’s reported.

Turin-based newspaper Tuttosport claim on Wednesday’s front page that Papu could waver in his loyalty to the Bergamo boys if Jurgen Klopp came calling.

Although he turns 30 next month, Gomez is in the form of his life and earned four senior caps for Argentina, scoring one goal.

He has been absolutely crucial to Atalanta’s success over the last 18 months, as they finished fourth in Serie A last season.

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Saturday January 6 2018
Gomez: 'Atalanta were confident'

Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez reveals Atalanta had been “confident we could get the three points today” after a 2-1 win at Roma.

The Orobici had been 2-0 up at the Stadio Olimpico with Andreas Cornelius and Marten De Roon goals, but De Roon was sent off for a second bookable offence.

They still held out for the entire second half, even after Edin Dzeko’s goal.

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Tuesday January 2 2018
Gomez: 'No limits for Atalanta'

Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez hailed an “incredible victory” as Atalanta knocked Napoli out of the Coppa Italia. “There are no limits.”

The Orobici earned a 2-1 win at the Stadio San Paolo, as Papu scored one and set up another for Timothy Castagne.

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Saturday December 23 2017
Gomez: 'Atletico Madrid wanted me'

Atalanta captain Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez admits he had dinner with Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone and still dreams of going to La Liga.

The Argentine managed to earn four caps for his country at the age of 29 thanks to his remarkable performances in Bergamo.

“In 2012, before I went to Metalist Kharkiv, I had dinner with Simeone in Buenos Aires, because he wanted me to join Atletico Madrid. Unfortunately, Catania wanted too much money,” Papu told Marca in Spain.

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Tuesday December 12 2017
Line-ups: Genoa-Atalanta

Davide Ballardini names an unchanged Genoa side from the one which beat Verona, as they take on Atalanta at Marassi.

Goran Pandev and Adel Taarabt led the line for the Grifone at the Stadio Bentegodi, and the Coach has opted to stick with with that pair tonight.

Former Genoa Coach Gian Piero Gasperini is unbeaten against his old side, but his Atalanta haven’t won away so far this season.

The tactician sticks with the familiar 3-4-3 system, with Andrea Petagna leading the line flanked by Josip Ilicic and captain Papu Gomez.

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Thursday December 7 2017
Gomez: 'Atalanta living the dream'

Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez confessed Atalanta “are truly living the dream that none of us expected” after beating Lyon to win their Europa League group.

Tonight’s 1-0 victory with an Andrea Petagna header meant they remain unbeaten and go through to the Round of 32 as group winners.

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Friday November 24 2017
Atalanta chew up the Toffees

Forget Black Friday, Atalanta inflicted upon Everton a Black Thursday as their Europa League adventure went on. Andrew Tuft recounts a devastating evening for the Premier League strugglers…

There weren’t many home fans left in Goodison Park when Atlanta scored their fifth goal on Thursday night, but then there weren’t all that many there to begin with. Around 17,000 were present for the Europa League fixture, and about a third of those were supporting the visitors.

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Sunday November 19 2017
Line-ups: Inter-Atalanta

Inter make one change and can recapture second place, but Papu Gomez and Atalanta are fired up against his Argentina teammate Mauro Icardi.

It kicks off at San Siro at 19.45 GMT, follow the build-up and action while giving your views on the LIVEBLOG.

With Juventus beaten 3-2 at Sampdoria this afternoon and Napoli seeing off Milan 2-1 last night, a win here would leapfrog the Nerazzurri back into second place.

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Sunday November 19 2017
Papu Gomez: 'Inter just the start'

Papu Gomez sees Inter as only the beginning for “an important run of fixtures that will have a big say” in Atalanta’s season.

It kicks off at San Siro at 19.45 GMT, follow the build-up and action on the LIVEBLOG.

“This is the first match in an important run of fixtures that will have a big say on the future of our campaign in Serie A and Europe,” he told Inter TV.

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