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.