Atalanta chief speaks out on Robin Gosens to Newcastle rumours
Newcastle’s hopes of landing Robin Gosens appear to have take a blow.
Newcastle linked with Robin Gosens
Robin Gosens would join Serie A outfit Atalanta back in 2017, departing Dutch side Heracles Almelo.
Gosens has since featured on 157 occasions for Atalanta, scoring 29 and assisting 21 in the process.
Most, though, will likely be familiar with Gosens from some of his impressive displays for Germany at Euro 2020.
Like he is for Atalanta, Gosens was deployed as a left-wing-back in a back-three/five. And he would cause Portugal all sorts of problems in the meeting between them and Germany, scoring once and providing two assists as Germany ran out 4-2 winners on the day.
Now, despite not currently operating with a left-wing-back, reports emerged over the weekend that Newcastle had agreed a contract with Gosens. Said deal was reportedly for €3.5m-per-year for three and a half years:
Newcastle have found an agreement with Gosens to go to Premier League right away. €3.5M a year for 3 and a half years, triple what he makes at Atalanta.
The official offer to Atalanta should come soon.
📰 via Sky Sport pic.twitter.com/QNEvE4lKTS
— Italian Football TV (@IFTVofficial) January 15, 2022
Atalanta chiefs speaks out on Gosens rumours
And whilst Newcastle may have agreed a deal with Gosens, Atalanta are seemingly not too keen to play ball.
Atalanta director Marino would be asked about Gosens to Newcastle recently, but he seemed to brush it off somewhat:
“Every day we read in the newspapers of Atalanta players in talks with Newcastle. It seems like a lottery. We’re waiting for Gosens to come back from injury.”
What’s more, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano stated that Atalanta have no plans to sell the German in January:
Atalanta director Marino on Robin Gosens-Newcastle links: “Every day we read in the newspapers of Atalanta players in talks with Newcastle. It seems like a lottery. We’re waiting for Gosens to come back from injury”. ⚪️🚫 #NUFC
Atalanta have no plan to sell Gosens in January-
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 17, 2022
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