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Atalanta look to Genk again for Castagne replacement

Atalanta face losing highly-rated Timothy Castagne this summer, but may have found a replacement at his former club.

Belgium right-back Castagne has not signed a new deal and has a host of big name clubs chasing him.

According to Eco Di Bergamo, Atalanta have identified a replacement for the 24-year-old at the club they signed him from – Genk.

Joakim Maehle has been one of Genk’s best players for several seasons and is reportedly Atalanta’s priority should Castagne leave.

Genk signed Maehle, 22, in 2017 from AaB in Denmark and he has been a shrewd investment.

During the winter transfer window, Premier League club Southampton were linked with a move for the Dane.

Two former Genk players, Castagne and Ruslan Malinovsky, are currently playing for Atalanta.

The good relations forged between Atalanta and Genk will undoubtedly be a plus if talks to sign Maehle begin.


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