Sky Italia: Gervinho, Seydou Keita to be rested against Atalanta

Sky Italia reporter Angelo Mangiante has reported this afternoon that Rudi Garcia will rest Alessandro Florenzi, who has just returned from injury, Seydou Keita, and Gervinho against Atalanta this weekend.

The French tactician will opt to go with Adem Ljajic, Mattia Destro, and Juan Iturbe in his trident against the Bergamo-based club. Garcia wants to ensure that Gervinho, who is coming from playing in matches with the Ivory Coast, and Seydou Keita are rested and ready to play from the start in the Russian capital on Tuesday as Roma face a crucial group match against CSKA Moscow.

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