PARMA NEWS

Parma are to be reborn in Serie D with Nevio Scala as President and Guido Barilla the main backer after Giuseppe Corrado pulled out.
Ex-Parma defender Mattia Cassani is in talks for a free transfer to Sampdoria.
The FIGC has voted to abolish pulling clubs back up a division to replace those who go bankrupt, hoping to reduce the number of teams.
Cesena generously handed Parma employees €51,000 by paying for Gregoire Defrel when they legally didn’t have to.
Roberto Donadoni speaks of a ‘betrayal’ at Parma, and points the finger of blame at Tommaso Ghirardi and Pietro Leonardi.
Newly-promoted Bologna could pick up free agents Mattia Cassani and Antonio Mirante to bolster their Serie A squad.
Cesena confirm “many clubs are interested in Gregoire Defrel” in Italy and abroad, so “we’ll know the truth soon enough.”
Ex-Parma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante is linked with Fiorentina and Bologna, but Trabzonspor are now interested too.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon hopes to see Parma back in Serie A ‘as soon as possible’ after bankruptcy.
Demetrio Albertini is sure Parma can ‘roll up their sleeves and start again’ following bankruptcy.
Parma Coach Roberto Donadoni gives his thought’s on the club’s bankruptcy - ‘the city and the fans didn’t deserve this’.
Parma captain Alessandro Lucarelli laments ‘everything we’ve done has been in vain’ and hits out at the Lega Serie A.
The bankruptcy of Parma has had postive consquences for Cesena, as they will now get the Ducali’s half of Gregoire Defrel for free.
Gilberto Gerali, one of the members of Mike Piazza’s consortium, says ‘too few guarantees’ from the FIGC caused their bid to buy Parma collapse.
Parma have officially been declared bankrupt, and will have to begin again from the amateur leagues.
Parma’s hopes of avoiding Serie D next season have taken a crippling blow after Mike Piazza pulled out of talks to buy the bankrupt club.
Parma are a step closer to oblivion, as Giuseppe Corrado formally pulled out of talks to buy the club, leaving only Mike Piazza.
Parma administrators set a Monday afternoon deadline for final offers to buy the troubled club.
Parma midfielder Jose Mauri can “absolutely confirm” interest from Fiorentina, said his agent.
Parma’s sporting debt has been finalised at €17.6m, so a new buyer will need at least €22.6m to save the side.