PARMA NEWS

Mattia De Sciglio is back in the Milan squad travelling to Parma tomorrow, but Christian Abbiati and Philippe Mexes miss out.
Massimiliano Allegri considers more tactical and personnel changes against Parma. “It’s a fundamental game.”
Matias Silvestre believes that if Milan are to do well this season, Mario Balotelli will have to perform.
Walter Gargano is looking forward to taking on Nigel De Jong when Parma entertain Milan this weekend.
Andrea Mandorlini saw Verona helped from Heaven, while Roberto Donadoni was perplexed by the referee.
Sassuolo earned an historic first Serie A victory, Verona beat Parma in a five-goal thriller, Sampdoria snatched a win at the death in Livorno.
Hellas Verona have an extra reason to do well against Parma today, explained Coach Andrea Mandorlini.
Parma visit Verona today and Roberto Donadoni warns Hellas “aren’t in fifth place because of a fluke.”
Hellas Verona will wear a black armband, special shirts and hold a minute’s silence for Vice-President Giovanni Martinelli.
Parma’s Mattia Cassani is looking forward to facing his Verona past when the two sides meet in Serie A this weekend.
Gigi Buffon revealed he “could’ve gone to Barcelona” in 2001, but thanks his father for steering him towards Juventus.
Antonio Cassano has made clear he hopes that Inter do well this season, but that his opinion of Walter Mazzarri has not changed.
La Nazione have claimed this afternoon that Fiorentina are looking to bolster their attacking options in January.
Hernan Crespo, Gianfranco Zola, Lilian Thuram, Fabio Cannavaro and Tino Asprilla were among the players in a star-studded Parma Centenary match.
Antonio Cassano “doesn’t know why” Cesare Prandelli won’t call him up for Italy. “Never mind, I won’t cry about it.”
Gianfranco Zola is at the Stadio Tardini for Parma’s Centenary celebrations. “I still support them from afar.”
Tino Asprilla believes he could’ve “won the Ballon d’Or” if he played for one of the big clubs and slammed modern football.
Roberto Donadoni insists “Antonio Cassano has the same chance of going to the World Cup as Francesco Totti.”
Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi has praised summer signing Antonio Cassano, calling the striker ‘a luxury we had to take’.
Parma believe Antonio Cassano’s form is worthy of international recognition ahead of World Cup 2014.