NEWS
Wednesday June 25 2014
Ghirardi hits out at Paletta critics

Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi has hit out at those criticising the performances of Gabriel Paletta.

The defender, after an excellent season with the Gialloblu, was included in Italy’s World Cup squad but his displays in Brazil have attracted scorn form some quarter.

“It’s a shame,” Ghirardi told reporters. “These opinions are those given by journalists who had never seen him play.

“They are obviously ‘top’ journalists who follow the ‘top’ teams and they have never seen Parma play.

“So they can’t judge him. I repeat, it’s a shame.”

Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £11,000 to be won monthly!

FOOTBALL ITALIA RELATED NEWS

TODAY'S FRONT PAGES