PARMA NEWS

Cristian Rodriguez and Silvestre Varela are already training with Parma, though only one transfer is official.
It’s reported that Serie A strugglers Parma asked for Mario Balotelli, but were turned down by the player.
Roberto Donadoni concedes Parma “were punished for naive mistakes” against Sampdoria, but expects reinforcements.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits “nobody expected to find Sampdoria third after 19 rounds.”
Fiorentina snatched victory at Chievo in stoppages, while Genoa-Sassuolo was a six-goal thriller, Cagliari caught Udinese and Sampdoria sank Parma.
Sinisa Mihajlovic slammed critics of Sampdoria’s recent form ahead of their trip to Parma. “There’s no gratitude in football.”
Cristian Rodriguez confirmed he wants a move from Atletico Madrid to Parma. “I intend to get a change of scenery.”
It’s reported Atletico Madrid have given Cristiano Rodriguez permission to hold talks with Parma.
Antonio Nocerino started his Parma adventure, but said Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura “treated me like an idiot.”
Fiorentina are said to be interested in Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama.
Cagliari are fighting Parma for the signature of Guangzhou Evergrande striker Alberto Gilardino.
Antonio Cassano denies links with Genoa, saying that he ‘loves Sampdoria’ and would like to rejoin them, but for now focus is on ‘saving Parma’.
Parma plan a swoop for Porto-owned Silvestre Varela, who is currently at West Bromwich Albion.
Parma have officially signed Antonio Nocerino on loan, but he accused Torino of “hurting my dignity.”
Parma will be without new signing Andi Lila for around six weeks after he picked up a calf strain on his debut.
Antonio Nocerino looks set to join Parma on loan, with reports indicating he will depart current club Torino.
Gianfranco Zola was pleased with Cagliari’s performance against Parma, even if it ended their Coppa Italia campaign.
Roberto Donadoni saw Parma’s Coppa Italia victory over Cagliari as “an important sign we don’t want to give up.”
Parma beat Cagliari 2-1 to reach the Coppa Italia quarter-finals with a Gabriel Paletta overhead kick and Andrea Rispoli strike.
Parma winger Jonathan Biabiany assured fans he is “running fast towards recovery” from a heart problem.