Conor Clancy Date: 20th October 2020 at 3:23pm
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Atalanta’s second consecutive campaign is set to start in on Wednesday evening as they take on Midtjylland.

Gian Piero Gasperini’s side had a disastrous start to their European adventure in 2019/20, being thumped 4-0 away to Dinamo Zagreb, and will be hoping to fare better this time out.

Il Corriere di have highlighted three goals for La Dea ahead of their season beginning on Wednesday.

“The first is to forget about Napoli,” the local newspaper wrote, referring to Saturday’s 4-1 hammering against the Partenopei.

The second is to start the group with less fear than last year, when they started with three defeats from three matches.

The third goal is to complete the return of Josip Ilicic. His comeback performance against was far from the level fans have come to expect and there is an understanding that it will take him around three weeks to get back to his very best on the pitch.