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Roma were said to be interested in Gian Piero Gasperini, but Atalanta have announced he will lead them in the Champions League next season.
Gian Piero Gasperini has turned down a move to AS Roma and will led Atalanta in their first-ever season in the Champions League, according to reports on Wednesday.
Duván Zapata, the Colombian forward for Atalanta, has spoken about the rumours of him signing for Real Madrid in the last few weeks.
Inter followed Atalanta into the Champions League but their 2-1 win at San Siro on Sunday relegated Empoli.
Atalanta have thrilled in Serie A this season, but Gian Piero Gasperini is desperate to ensure they do not fall short of the top four.
Atalanta are on the brink of history with a first Champions League qualification in the club's 111-year history within their grasp in the final match of the Serie A season which they play at home but away to Sassuolo.
Lazio won the Coppa Italia final after beating Atalanta 2-0, in a final which was both hard fought and controversial. The team from Bergamo vehemently protested the VAR decisions and felt they went against them.
Atalanta head coach Gian Piero Gasperini blasted officials after a Coppa Italia final defeat to Lazio.
Lazio lifted the Coppa Italia for the seventh time on Wednesday after late goals from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa guided them to a 2-0 final win over dogged Atalanta in Rome.
Atalanta take on Lazio on Wednesday looking to cap an impressive season by lifting the Coppa Italia as they fight on two fronts with the Champions League also within their sights.
Unheralded Atalanta moved third in Serie A on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Genoa edging the side from Bergamo closer to a first-ever Champions League qualification with two games left this season.
In a breathtaking start to the second half, Atalanta scored two quick goals to set up another vital victory in their bid to seal a place in next season's Champions League. Barrow and Castagne scored against Genoa to the joy of the crowd.
Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini said his side's belief in a first-ever Champions League qualification was gaining momentum after a 3-1 comeback win over Lazio on Sunday as rivals Roma were held 1-1 at Genoa.
With four games of the Serie A season remaining, Atalanta are in pole position to take the fourth Champions League place.