Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 5 pm / Today’s news – Follow-up
Argentine international Alejadro “Papu” Gomes, captain of the Italian club Atalanta, admitted on Tuesday that he had mixed feelings before leaving the team that helped him reach the Champions League for the first time in its history.
Press reports indicated that the Bergamo city club reached an agreement with Seville to give up the services of its striker after the strained relationship with coach Gian Piero Gasperini, which kept him away from the team’s matches recently, and the 32-year-old Argentine said that it was “different feelings after many years in these years.” I am sad and happy at the same time. Sometimes things go a certain way, but I try again because we wrote the history of this club. I leave Atalanta at the top of Europe.” Gomis joined the northern club in 2014 from Metalist Kharkiv of Ukraine and contributed to reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League last season from his first participation, scoring 59 goals for the club in 252 matches in all competitions.
The sparring between Gomez and Gasperini began after a conflict of opinion at the two-half break during the match against the Danish Midtjylland in the Champions League in early December, which prompted the coach to replace him at the beginning of the second half, and the club succeeded in reaching the final price, where it will clash with the “leader” of the championship, the crowned Real Madrid. 13 times (a record).
Gomez added, “The fans? I will miss them very much. Bergamo is my heart. We will definitely see each other soon.”