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Colantuono signs extension with Atalanta

Bergamo, Italy (Sports Network) - Atalanta confirmed Friday that head coach Stefano Colantuono has signed a two-year contract extension with the Serie A club.

Colantuono is in his second spell in charge at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia and had two years remaining on his previous deal.

"Atalanta have reached a mutual agreement to prolong our working relationship with coach Stefano Colantuono until June 2016," read a statement on Atalanta's website.

The 50-year-old has helped guide the club to 12th place in Italy's top flight with 22 points from 19 matches this season.

01/11 11:31:22 ET

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