Financial Report: Atalanta's turnover rises on Champions League participation

27 May 2020

Atalanta
Photo: PA Images Atalanta have been one of this season's surprises and reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Valencia 8-4 on aggregate.

Income from broadcasting almost doubled last year thanks to a run in the world's most prestigious club competition.

The Italian club recorded a double-digit million pre-tax profit for the third year in a row.

Wages rose significantly but Atalanta managed to keep down player amortisation.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Atalanta's turnover rose last year on Champions League participation, the club's just published financial report for the year ending 31st December has revealed, showing the significance of taking part in the world's most prestigious club competition.

The Italian club have been one of this season's surprises and reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Valencia 8-4 on aggregate. It is the first time ever Atalanta have competed in the tournament and a testament to the work of veteran coach Gian Piero Gasperini. 

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