ATALANTA NEWS

Atalanta have been given a one-match closure of the Curva Nord Pisani for racist chanting against Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly, but the sentence is suspended for one year.
Kalidou Koulibaly was reportedly subjected to racism during Napoli’s 1-0 win against Atalanta and had a bottle thrown at him.
Marek Hamsik praised his Napoli teammates for the ‘patience’ they showed to beat Atalanta 1-0 on Sunday.
Join us for all the action from today’s nine Serie A games, including Atalanta-Napoli, Lazio-Chievo, Sampdoria-Fiorentina, Cagliari-Milan and Inter-Roma.
Maurizio Sarri had a “particularly enjoyable” Napoli win over Atalanta and explained the Lorenzo Insigne touchline incident.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini saw “a very balanced encounter” in the 1-0 defeat to Napoli, but some issues with the offside technology.
Dries Mertens admits Napoli “probably wouldn’t have won this match last season” after a 1-0 victory away to Atalanta.
Dries Mertens ended his goal drought after 910 minutes of Serie A football to give Napoli a huge win away to their taboo team Atalanta.
Max Allegri wants Juventus to focus on Genoa and keep putting together victories as they are “forced to chase the hare Napoli whizzing ahead.”
Josip Ilicic warns Serie A leaders Napoli that “every game starts at 0-0” as they go head-to-head in Bergamo today.
Dries Mertens assures “the rest did me good” ahead of Napoli’s very difficult trip to Atalanta this morning.
Leaders Napoli are without Marek Hamsik due to flu symptoms in this difficult trip to Atalanta, as Andreas Cornelius partners Papu Gomez.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini reveals he almost joined Napoli in 2011 and doesn’t consider his brief spell at Inter to be with “a big club.”
Argentina Coach Jorge Sampaoli will be in the stands for Atalanta-Napoli and Inter-Roma to watch several stars in action.
Marek Hamsik resumed training today and is in the Napoli squad to face Atalanta on Sunday morning.
Gian Piero Gasperini thinks this is the right year for Napoli to win the Scudetto and finish ahead of Juventus, but his Atalanta can change that.
Bryan Cristante’s agent has confirmed that the midfielder will leave Atalanta – but not until the summer.
Roma are reportedly looking to beat Inter and Juventus to the signing of Atalanta’s Bryan Cristante.
Marek Hamsik is increasingly unlikely to feature for Napoli against Atalanta on Sunday, as he missed training again today.
Atalanta have won three of their last four meetings with Napoli. “We’re aggressive and really press them hard,” explains Mattia Caldara.