Parma have cloistered themselves away in a training camp in Fiuggi to concentrate on Sunday's trip to the Stadio Olimpico to play Roma.
Pasquale Marino's side currently lie 16th in the table and have only won once in 2011, leading to speculation about his future.
Sky Italia claims Parma decided to train behind closed doors this afternoon, telling journalists and photographers to leave after half an hour.
Four points is all that separates the Gialloblu from the drop zone.
They have been back in Serie A for a season and a half after winning promotion from the second tier in 2009.
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £5,000 monthly.