PARMA NEWS

Claudio Ranieri advised his strikers to “smile more” and sees growing Sampdoria belief as they take on Parma.
The Coppa Itallia Round of 16 draw was made today, as Napoli, Lazio, Inter, Fiorentina, Milan, Torino, Parma and Juventus are the hosts.
Karol Linetty says he was “honoured” to captain Sampdoria during their cup tie with Cagliari - his first 90 minutes since September.
Claudio Ranieri admitted he was “expecting worse” after losing 2-1 to Cagliari in Coppa Italia on Thursday. Now, they focus on Serie A.
Roberto D’Aversa felt Parma “deserved the victory for all the chances we created” in a stoppage-time 2-1 Coppa Italia win over Frosinone.
Parma will face Roma in the Coppa Italia Round of 16, as they needed a stoppage-time Hernani penalty to finish off Frosinone 2-1.
The referees for Serie A Week 15 are announced, with Michael Fabbri given Lazio-Juventus and Gianpaolo Calvarese officiating Inter-Roma
Parma prodigy Dejan Kulusevski says Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard are his role models as he tells the story behind his ‘chewing gum ritual’.
Parma boss Roberto D’Aversa warns Frosinone will be tough opponents tomorrow in the Coppa Italia. “They’re in Serie B but have a Serie A squad.”
Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti could return to Paris Saint-Germain next summer, claims one French report.
Inter are reportedly keen on signing Roma right-back Alessandro Florenzi in January, but their No 1 target remains Dejan Kulusevski.
Team manager Alessandro Lucarelli insists Dejan Kulusevski will stay at Parma until the summer, advising him to “not look at what’s written about him.”
Parma striker Carl Davordzie thanked teammate Gervinho for advice during his injury nightmare and found it “surreal” to meet Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo.
A “very happy” Theo Hernandez admits Milan “needed” the three points against Parma after scoring the winner in a 2-1 victory.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, including Juventus-Sassuolo, Inter-SPAL, Parma-Milan, Napoli-Bologna and Verona-Roma.
Sampdoria boss Claudio Ranieri believes his side are “playing one of the best teams in the league” when they face Rolando Maran’s Cagliari tomorrow.
Parma boss Roberto D’Aversa warns his side can’t keep "throwing away points" after losing 1-0 to Milan at the 88th minute.
Stefano Pioli believes Milan have turned a corner after their 1-0 win away to Parma. “We had 25 attempts on goal and dominated.”
Theo Hernandez made the most of a lucky ricochet in the final minutes to give Milan a much-needed victory at the Stadio Tardini.
Milan director Frederic Massara insists “there is no news on Zlatan Ibrahimovic, because this is not a negotiation. He is evaluating his future.”