Amad, who spoke to the membership’s media, stated it will be a giant mistake for United to underestimate the Italian Sequence A aspect which at present tops Group F.
Atalanta, who journey to Outdated Trafford, had been getting ready to reaching the Champions League semi-finals in 2020, earlier than two dramatic late objectives by Paris Saint-Germain stopped them.
They reached the spherical of 16 final season earlier than succumbing to Actual Madrid.
“To start with, we should not underestimate Atalanta,” warned Amad.
“If you happen to underestimate Atalanta, you make an enormous mistake.
“They have a terrific coach, a terrific staff and they’ve good followers. They press excessive, they don’t allow you to play they usually put you in problem.
“The wingers, [Robin] Gosens and [Ruslan] Malinovsky, are strengths of theirs, they provides you with a tough recreation. Even after they don’t have the ball, they may run quite a bit, particularly these two. If you happen to lose the ball, then you definitely’re in bother as a result of they run a lot they usually’ll get it.”
Amad nonetheless has loads of buddies on the Italian membership and is grateful to teach Gian Piero Gasperini for trusting in his skills from a younger age.
“Gasperini helped me very, very a lot certainly,” he admitted.
“In opposition to Udinese [for my debut] in Serie A, that was a giant one. He’s a implausible particular person. He’s been basic for my development and I actually thank him quite a bit for all of the years I used to be with him.
“I’m nonetheless in contact with a few of my team-mates and I can’t wait to see them. I feel it will likely be a really, excellent day.”