Serie A: How we signed Lookman from Leipzig – Atalanta boss, Gasperini


Atalanta manager, Gian Piero Gasperini has revealed how the club secured the services of Ademola Lookman from Bundesliga club, RB Leipzig.

Lookman has been one of the stars of Serie A this season after arriving from Leipzig for €9m last summer.

The Nigeria international bagged a brace and an assist as Atalanta battled to a thrilling 3-3 draw against Juventus at the Allianz Stadium on Sunday night.

The 25-year-old has now scored 13 goals in 19 appearances across all competitions for La Deal this season.

Lookman is second behind countryman, Victor Osimhen in Serie A top scorers’ chart.

“This new director, the responsible for scouting, Lee Congerton spotted these players, he knew him [Lookman] because they were together at Leicester City,” Gasperini was quoted by Football Italia.





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