As Atalanta coach Stefano Colantuono signed a new contract until the end of the 2013-14 on Sunday, few would begrudge him for feeling a little smug. Written off by critics as relegation certainties, the coach has led Atalanta to mid-table, gaining plaudits for their style and hard-work.
'Atalanta didn’t start the campaign in the best psychological conditions, as they were coming off that betting scandal and began from -6. This is why...More
Lecce midfielder Gennaro Delvecchio believes the 0-0 draw between the Salentini and Atalanta was a fair result.
Atalanta created the better chances in Bergamo and hit the woodwork twice during the first half, but were unable to find a way past Lecce.
Delvecchio told reporters after the match Lecce deserved a share of the spoils: “To leave Bergamo with a point is a good result. In the first half we risked conceding thanks to our errors...More
Ezequiel Schelotto was disappointed Atalanta was not able to overcome Milan on Sunday.
The Nerazzurri were vibrant throughout and peppered Christian Abbiati in the Milan goal, but ultimately succumbed to a first-half Zlatan Ibrahimovic penalty and a late sealer scored by Kevin-Price Boateng.
The Italo-Argentine took to Twitter afterwards to voice his disappointment: “Sorry to have started the year like this, with a defeat. However, th...More
Manolo Gabbiadini has raised the interest of a number of clubs both in Italy and overseas, according to his agent.
The 20-year-old is highly regarded in Italy after his performances with Atalanta and the Italian U21 side, where Gabbiadini has netted ten goals in 13 matches.
Juventus were believed to be tracking his progress, but Silvio Pagliari has told SportItalia of other attracted clubs, while ruling out an immediate move.
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Simone Padoin believes the match between Atalanta and Milan is not a foregone conclusion despite Milan being the form team of the league.
The Rossoneri lead Serie A, while Atalanta are comfortable in mid-table but would be as high as fifth if it were not for the points deduction suffered at the start of the season.
Padoin told the club’s official website Atalanta are only focusing on grabbing the points: “We come up against the form s...More
Manolo Gabbiadini will not be leaving Atalanta in January, confirmed technical director Pierpaolo Marino.
The 20-year-old is highly regarded in Italy and is believed to be on the radar of Juventus. The striker has starred for Ciro Ferrara’s Italian U21 side, netting ten goals in 13 appearances.
Marino confirmed on Radio Sportiva the Bergamo club has no intention of selling their rising star: “Gabbiadini will remain here even if a grea...More
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