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Sunday April 5 2020
Atalanta set for Pasalic profit

Atalanta are expected to activate the €15m option to buy Mario Pasalic from Chelsea, believing he is already worth almost twice that.

The 25-year-old has 12 senior international caps for Croatia and was signed on loan for €2m in the summer of 2018.

He has found his form in Bergamo with seven goals and seven assists in 32 competitive games for Atalanta this season.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, not only has the club already made a decision to activate the purchase option, but they are also confident it’s a bargain.

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Monday March 16 2020
Atalanta to sign Pasalic outright

Atalanta intend to sign midfielder Mario Pasalic permanently on a five-year contract, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Pasalic is on a 2-year loan deal with La Dea from Premier League side Chelsea.

The Croatian has developed into a key player for Gian Piero Gasperini’s side, and has scored five times in Serie A this season from 23 appearances.

La Gazzetta journalist Nicolo Schira suggests that La Dea will redeem Pasalic at the end of the season, paying Chelsea €15m for the 25-year-old’s services.

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Saturday February 15 2020
Gasperini: 'Can't plan that goal!'

Gian Piero Gasperini explained his tactical adjustments to turn Roma around, but Mario Pasalic scoring 19 seconds after his substitution is “something you cannot plan!”

La Dea have earned 18 out of their total 45 points in Serie A this season through comeback situations and are now six points clear of Roma in fourth place.

It is technically seven points, because they have a superior head-to-head record, having won 2-0 at the Olimpico and 2-1 in Bergamo.

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Saturday February 15 2020
Another Atalanta comeback sinks Roma

Atalanta completed yet another comeback from an Edin Dzeko goal to beat Roma 2-1 with Jose Luis Palomino and Mario Pasalic, going six points clear in fourth place.

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Saturday January 11 2020
Pasalic: 'Atalanta know San Siro'

Mario Pasalic assured Atalanta “have our chances of victory” against Inter, especially as they consider San Siro a second home.

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“We’ve already played three games at San Siro this season in the Champions League, so that can help,” the midfielder told DAZN.

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Saturday December 7 2019
Freuler: 'Verona are like Atalanta'

Remo Freuler praised Mario Pasalic for his development at Atalanta, but warned Hellas Verona are going to be a difficult tactical test.

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“It is always difficult against an Ivan Juric team, as he has a similar tactical approach to our coach Gian Piero Gasperini. They are tough, determined and run hard,” the midfielder told Sky Sport Italia.

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Friday December 6 2019
'Atalanta stronger than Shakhtar'

Mario Pasalic claims Atalanta have already shown they are “stronger” than Shakhtar Donetsk as he aims for a place in the Champions League last 16.

Atalanta need three points against Shakhtar next week if they are to continue their historic run in Europe’s elite club competition, and Pasalic is in a confident mood going into the game.

“Serie A and the Champions League,” he told the Gazzetta dello Sport when asked what his side were focusing on.

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Monday December 2 2019
Atalanta 'to retain Pasalic'

Atalanta will take up their option to buy Chelsea loanee Mario Pasalic at the end of the season, reports Tuttosport.

La Dea signed the Croatian midfielder on a two-year loan deal from Chelsea in the summer of 2018, and he has been a big hit in Bergamo.

Now, Tuttosport writes Atalanta will exercise their option to retain him for €15m next summer.

Pasalic has scored 12 goals in 60 appearances for Gian Piero Gasperini’s side, providing nine assists.

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Saturday November 30 2019
Atalanta dominate rivals Brescia

Atalanta absolutely dominated the Lombardy Derby with a Mario Pasalic brace and Josip Ilicic counter, although Mario Balotelli did hit the crossbar for Brescia.

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Wednesday November 6 2019
Pasalic: 'Atalanta have regrets'

Mario Pasalic “would’ve been quite happy” with Atalanta holding Manchester City 1-1, but was left with regrets at San Siro instead.

The former Chelsea and Milan midfielder’s header secured the first ever Champions League point, holding Manchester City 1-1 at San Siro.

“If we’d been told before the game that this would be the result, we’d be quite happy with it,” confessed Pasalic on Sky Sport Italia.

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