PARMA NEWS

It was only a formality, but Parma have officially signed Manuel Alejandro Arteaga from Zulic FC.
Parma have revealed that boss Roberto Donadoni and director general Pietro Leonardi could have left the club over the summer.
Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi is delighted that his club have delivered Juventus a finished product in Sebastian Giovinco.
Napoli pushed past Fiorentina on a shocking pitch and Miroslav Klose kept Lazio on track, while Catania beat Genoa in a five-goal thriller and Atalanta saved two penalties.
Roberto Donadoni tells Parma they must put just as much effort into facing Chievo as they did Juventus. “It’ll be every bit as tough.”
Juventus’ Reto Ziegler will reportedly end the day as a Parma player, according to reports in Italy this afternoon.
Parma have expressed their irritation after contentious decisions in their 2-0 defeat to Juventus last night.
Roberto Donadoni was disappointed with Parma’s performance at the Juventus Stadium. “We were too timid.”
Stand-in Coach Massimo Carrera assures he “did not need” Antonio Conte’s advice to deal with Juventus-Parma.
Juventus started the season with a controversial 2-0 win over Parma, as Arturo Vidal’s penalty was saved and Andrea Pirlo’s goal might not have been over the line.
Juventus begin the defence of their Scudetto the way last term started, by facing Parma in Turin with Sebastian Giovinco upfront.
Andrea Pirlo slammed “loser” Walter Mazzarri, called Zdenek Zeman “strange” and pledged to get a Mario Balotelli haircut if Juventus won the Champions League.
Roberto Donadoni is without Amauri for tonight’s Juventus encounter, but hopes Parma can step it up for “the atmosphere of the big occasion.”
Lucio is out of Saturday’s Juventus-Parma clash, but Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Pirlo make their comebacks.
Amauri and Raffaele Palladino will not be able to face former club Juventus, as they are out of Parma’s squad travelling to Turin.
Massimo Carrera hopes to maintain his 100 per cent record when filling in for Antonio Conte as Juventus take on Parma, but aimed another sideswipe at Walter Mazzarri.
Parma chief Tommaso Ghirardi is hoping that Raffaele Palladino can finally live up to his potential this season.
Gianluigi Buffon will miss Juventus-Parma on Saturday after he was diagnosed with a thigh problem.
Parma have signed striker Stefano Okaka from Roma – and immediately loaned him out to Serie B side Spezia.
Cesena have confirmed that Yohan Benalouane will spend the 2012-13 campaign on loan at Serie A club Parma.