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Wednesday August 21 2019
Ilicic and Skrtel celebrate with Atalanta

Atalanta concluded pre-season preparations with a 9-1 victory over Serie C outfit Monza, including a Josip Ilicic hat-trick and Martin Skrtel goal.

Gian Piero Gasperini’s men played their final summer friendly at the Zingonia training ground in Bergamo, which for the occasion was packed out with fans.

The Stadio Azzurri d’Italia, renamed the Gewiss Arena, is still undergoing restructuring work.

Duvan Zapata was brought down for a penalty, converted by Ilicic, then Mario Pasalic completed a counter-attack.

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Tuesday August 20 2019
Report: Cagliari turn to Barrow

Cagliari are reportedly in talks to take Atalanta striker Musa Barrow on a season-long loan.

According to Corriere dello Sport, negotiations are progressing at such a rate that the so-called ‘white smoke’ could arrive in a matter of days.

Barrow broke out during the 2017-18 campaign with 26 goals in only 22 Primavera appearances for Atalanta, before netting three times for their first team.

However, the 20-year-old bagged just the one Serie A goal for the Dea last season and he now faces increased competition from new signing Luis Muriel.

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Tuesday July 30 2019
Atalanta flatten Norwich City

Atalanta fought back from a goal down to beat Norwich City 4-1 at Carrow Road with a Luis Muriel brace, Mario Pasalic and Musa Barrow.

This was the second game of their pre-season tour of the UK after a 2-1 defeat to Swansea City.

It was an aggressive start from the hosts, whose Premier League season begins in 10 days, as Jose Luis Palomino and Robin Gosens needed early sliding tackles in the box.

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Friday October 19 2018
Atalanta aren't firing

The Orobici sit just outside the relegation zone, and Daryl Hammond analyses their recent struggles.

It only took eight games and a measly six points for Atalanta to completely flip the aims of their season.

After their 1-0 loss to Sampdoria before the international break – their sixth straigh game without a win – Coach Gian Piero Gasperini insisted needed to focus on “picking up some points and staying away from the danger zone."

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Monday October 1 2018
Six in Golden Boy shortlist

Five Serie A players and Pietro Pellegri are among the 40 final candidates for the 2018 Golden Boy award.

From Serie A are Milan forward Patrick Cutrone, Juventus’ Moise Kean, Atalanta striker Musa Barrow, Roma pair Justin Kluivert and Nicolo Zaniolo, while Monaco teenager Pellegri is included.

However, Genoa youngster Lorenzo Callegari, Inter-owned Yann Karamoh and Cagliari attacker Han Kwang-song are among those cut from the original list of 100.

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Tuesday September 25 2018
Gasp: 'Torino built for Europe'

Gian Piero Gasperini maintains Torino “were built to qualify for Europe, so it’ll be a balanced encounter” with Atalanta.

It kicks off on Wednesday at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“I saw positive things against Milan, starting from the reaction to twice going behind, and fighting to the end for a result is a very important sign in terms of mentality,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Monday August 20 2018
Gomez tears Frosinone to shreds

Frosinone were given a rude awakening on their return to Serie A, as Papu Gomez tore them to shreds in a 4-0 defeat to Atalanta.

The newly-promoted side couldn’t get near the Bergamaschi, and were lucky to escape with only a four goal defeat, thanks to goals from Mario Pasalic, Hans Hateboer, and two for Gomez himself, who also set up two.

Click here for a full match report.

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Monday August 20 2018
Line-ups: Atalanta-Frosinone

Musa Barrow is preferred to Duvan Zapata up-front, as Atalanta face Frosinone in Bergamo.

The final match of the Serie A weekend - postponed games notwithstanding - gets underway at 19.30 UK time, click here for a match preview.

As has repeatedly been the case in the Europa League, Orobici boss Gian Piero Gasperini has opted for youngster Barrow to lead the line ahead of summer signing Zapata.

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Thursday August 2 2018
EL: Atalanta batter Sarajevo

Papu Gomez scored two and set up two, as Atalanta thrashed FK Sarajevo 8-0 to reach the third qualifying round of the Europa League.

The Serie A side had dominated the first leg, but somehow let a two goal lead slip to leave their European campaign in the balance.

Gian Piero Gasperini’s side went into the match knowing they had to win, or score at least three away goals.

The Orobici got off to the best possible start, taking the lead after just four minutes.

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Sunday June 3 2018
Atalanta confirm Defrel interest

Atalanta President Antonio Percassi confirmed Bryan Cristante will “probably” leave and they are tracking Roma’s Gregoire Defrel.

Midfielder Cristante’s agent said a decision should be made next week, with Roma, Juventus, Inter, Napoli and Lazio interested.

“Cristante will probably be leaving this summer,” Percassi told Sky Sport Italia.

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