PARMA NEWS

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.
Parma boosted pre-season confidence with a 3-1 victory over Greek side Panionios as Dorlan Pabon bagged a hat-trick.
Agent Mino Raiola has helped to finalise his new client Omar El Kaddouri’s switch from Brescia to Parma, according to La Gazzetto dello Sport.
Cristiano Lucarelli has retired from football and taken on a new job as Coach in the Parma youth academy.
Juventus and Parma have officially exchanged young players Yussif Raman Chibsah and Francis Anacoura.
Palermo hit Parma for four Palermo continued their unbeaten run in pre-season with a convincing 4-1 defeat of fellow Serie A side Parma at the Renzo Barbera.
Giuseppe Sannino reveals a new-look Palermo with three at the back “so we can prepare for the debut against Napoli.”
Stefano Okaka will leave Roma this summer, says agent Giampiero Pocetta, with Parma as his most likely destination.
Sebastian Giovinvo returns to Juventus for 2012-13 as a new type of player, so he says, and one that cares more about scoring goals than setting them up.
Aleandro Rosi has officially signed a five-year contract with Parma after terminating his ties with Roma this afternoon.
Aleandro Rosi has officially terminated his contract with Roma by mutual consent, so is now free to join another club.
Parma are looking for defensive reinforcements and options include Alexis Rolin, Gabriel Heinze and Aleandro Rosi.
Gabriel Heinze has been frozen out of the Roma squad, so he is considering proposals from Parma, Bologna and Olympiacos.
In last night’s friendlies Bologna, Chievo, Parma and Atalanta secured wins, but Cagliari fell to a surprise defeat.
Brescia have criticised Juventus for scuppering their attempts to sell Omar El Kaddouri to Parma.
Parma will reportedly strengthen their squad with two new players once Roma return from their tour of America.
Catania defeated Chievo in an all-Serie A match, Parma were held 2-2 by Varese, Bologna crumbled and Cagliari won in today’s friendlies.
Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi has shot down reports of new talks for Omar El Kaddouri. “He turned us down before, so now he can pay the consequences.”