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Scamacca: ‘Atalanta ideal environment’ after West Ham



Gianluca Scamacca has defined why Atalanta signify ‘the perfect surroundings at this second’ to reboot after his West Ham United expertise, regardless of curiosity from Inter, Roma and Milan.

The Italy worldwide had solely left Sassuolo a 12 months in the past for €36m plus one other €6m in add-ons and a ten per cent minimize of the sell-on payment.

He was needed by Roma and Milan, however solely on mortgage with an choice to purchase, whereas Inter had been outbid by Atalanta for €25m plus €5m in performance-related bonuses.

“I selected the perfect place for me to get again on monitor and the perfect surroundings for me at this second,” Scamacca told the official Atalanta website.

“The director and coach helped me perceive they needed me and shared my concepts. Gasperini advised me that I’ve some hidden qualities and he can see and that’s what struck me probably the most.”

Now 24 years outdated, Scamacca is surprisingly well-travelled with experiences in Italy, the Netherlands and England, however has by no means fairly been capable of categorical that potential on the sphere constantly.

Scamacca has confronted La Dea as an opponent earlier than when taking part in for Sassuolo and was impressed with their type of soccer.

“It was at all times powerful in opposition to Atalanta, as a result of they go at such a tempo and we needed to simply pray going into their video games. I had a go searching Bergamo yesterday and was impressed.

“We’re difficult for a number of totally different targets and that’s motivating. I can’t wait to play on the stadium and to listen to the followers cheer.”

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Scamacca scored eight occasions in 27 aggressive video games for West Ham United, serving to them win the Europa Convention League trophy, however by no means fairly felt comfy in England.