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Thursday December 19 2019
Parma: 'Hands off Kulusevski!'

Parma have insisted that wantaway starlet Dejan Kulusevski will stay at the club this winter. “He’s married to the project here.”

After a great start to life at Parma, the 19-year-old - on loan from Atalanta - has been linked with moves to Inter and Manchester United next month.

However, sporting director Daniele Faggiano has now asserted that Kulusevski is going nowhere.

“Kulusevski stays, until June 30 and at Parma,” Faggiano told Sky Sport Italia.

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Thursday November 28 2019
'Ibra too expensive for Parma'

Parma sporting director Daniele Faggiano has conceded that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a “dream we can’t afford”.

Ibrahimovic has been heavily tipped to return to Italy once his LA Galaxy contract expires next month, but Faggiano warned the 38-year-old was too expensive for Parma.

“He’s an extraordinary player that I dream of seeing at Parma, but today we can’t afford him,” he told The Guardian.

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Wednesday September 4 2019
Parma: 'Thought Darmian was impossible'

Parma director Daniele Faggiano admits he “thought it was impossible” to sign Matteo Darmian from Manchester United.

The full-back had been linked with a return to Serie A for years to Juventus, Inter or Roma, but moved to the Stadio Tardini.

“We had talked to the Coach about Darmian and thought it was impossible, due to the costs and various issues, but by pushing, we reached an agreement,” Faggiano said in his Press conference.

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Wednesday September 4 2019
SD Faggiano extends Parma deal

Parma sporting director Daniele Faggiano has extended his contract with the club until 2022.

The renewal was confirmed in a statement on Parma’s official website.

“Daniele Faggiano’s contract extension is another fundamental step for a club like ours, one which is planning and working to create a structure, grow, improve and constantly look ahead,” said President Pietro Pizzarotti.

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Friday June 28 2019
Parma: 'We couldn't afford De Rossi'

Sporting director Daniele Faggiano confirmed Parma “just couldn’t afford" Daniele De Rossi, while confirming their interest in Mario Balotelli.

The Roma legend spent 17 years with his hometown club only to be left without a new contract.

He has yet to decide on his future, with several Serie A sides vying for his signature, including Fiorentina and Sampdoria.

“It’s true, we did think about De Rossi, but we just couldn’t afford him,” Parma director Faggiano told Radio Kiss Kiss.

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Wednesday May 22 2019
Parma talk Napoli talents

Parma director Daniele Faggiano confirms they will discuss Roberto Inglese, Marko Rog and Adam Ounas loan deals with Napoli.

The two clubs have worked together frequently, with striker Inglese on a loan spell with option to buy and counter-option in favour of the Partenopei.

“Inglese is not our player, but we’ll see if anything else comes from Napoli,” director of sport Daniele Faggiano told Radio Marte.

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Thursday January 31 2019
Parma: Bruno Alves going nowhere

Parma have insisted that defender Bruno Alves will not be leaving the club for Juventus or anyone else today.

Alves had been increasingly linked with Juve after Medhi Benatia’s departure was followed by an ankle injury to Leonardo Bonucci.

However, sporting director Daniele Faggiano told Calciomercato.it: “Nothing’s been done for Bruno Alves.

“We haven't talked to anyone, not even with Juventus. Will he renew with Parma? Yes.”

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Tuesday November 20 2018
Parma director Faggiano extends

Parma have officially extended their contract with director of sport Daniele Faggiano to June 2020. “It was never in doubt.”

The newly-promoted club went bankrupt in 2015, but has climbed through from Serie D to the top flight.

“We are all extremely happy with Daniele Faggiano’s contract renewal,” President Pietro Pizzarotti told the official club website.

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Saturday August 18 2018
Parma 'sacrifices' for Gervinho

Parma “made some sacrifices and went for it” when securing ex-Arsenal and Roma winger Gervinho on transfer deadline day.

Director of sport Daniele Faggiano told Sky Sport Italia about how the surprise swoop for the Ivory Coast international came about.

“The idea started from just discussing players with those characteristics. There’s no harm in trying, so I gave it a go. The club made some sacrifices and I went for it.

“I read some figures that have been reported on his contract, but they are not realistic.”

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Friday August 10 2018
Parma: ‘Balotelli no, Cassano maybe’

Parma’s sporting director confirms he tried to sign Mario Balotelli, and won’t totally rule out a return for Antonio Cassano.

The Ducali are back in Serie A three years after they went bankrupt and had to be refounded in Serie D.

This summer saw them linked with a shock move for Super Mario, and it appears that was more than just speculation.

“We have to do what we can with our finances,” sporting director Daniele Faggiano explained to RMC Sport.

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