Parma have officially signed Brazilian midfielder Hernani from Zenit St Petersburg, on loan with obligation to buy for a reported €6m.
A statement released by the Ducali confirmed the details of the transfer, which is on loan with mandatory purchase at the end of the season.
The player, full name Hernani Azvedo Junior, has signed a contract to June 2023.
Hernani is 25 years old and joined Zenit from Atletico Paranaense for €8m in January 2017.
He had a loan spell at Saint-Etienne in 2017-18, but last season scored one goal with two assists in 26 competitive games for Zenit.