Inter midfielder Roberto Gagliardini has emerged as a surprise target for Atalanta in the summer transfer window.
Atalanta will look to sign Roberto Gagliardini, according to the football transfer rumours in Italian media.
The Italy international was signed by Inter in August 2017 from Atalanta for a fee of 20.5 million euros. The 26-year-old has a contract until 2023 with the club.
This season, Gagliardini has scored two goals and provided two assists in 16 appearances for Inter.
He’s incredibly experienced for a 26-year-old and still has tons of room for growth.
The Inter midfielder has also represented the Italy at various youth levels before going on to secure 6 senior caps for his country thus far.
Gagliardini is currently out of favor at Inter and could leave the club this summer.
Gian Piero Gasperini wants to sign a new midfielder and Roberto Gagliardini is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
The Italy international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of midfielder Gasperini wants to target in the summer transfer window.
His arrival would give Atalanta some much needed tactical flexibility.
Atalanta are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
, “Atalanta are eager to bring Roberto Gagliardini back to Bergamo after his two-and-a-half years at Inter, it’s reported, but it’ll cost €20m. Quotidiano Sportivo newspaper claims there could be a comeback to La Dea for the hometown boy, who was born in Bergamo and came up through the Atalanta youth academy. The report states that Inter are asking for around €20m to give the 26-year-old back, but it could again be worked out as a loan with option to buy deal.”
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If Atalanta are genuinely interested, a deal would not be impossible to complete.
Good signing for Atalanta?
A move away from Inter will not be only the best move for Roberto Gagliardini, but also for the club.
The 26-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Atalanta squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Atalanta.
Atalanta fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club this summer.
It will be interesting to see if Atalanta make their move for the 26-year-old in the coming weeks.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.