PARMA NEWS

Join us for all the build-up and action from the opening Serie A round, with Parma-Juventus and an unpredictable Fiorentina-Napoli.
Roberto D’Aversa confessed Parma have “regrets over the result, as we could’ve brought home a point” against Juventus.
Juventus assistant manager Giovanni Martusciello explained Gonzalo Higuain is “on the same level as Paulo Dybala” and Maurizio Sarri has “improved” in recent years.
Alex Sandro admits Juventus “need to find our form physically, mentally and technically, but we’re on the right track” after beating Parma.
Giorgio Chiellini’s flick from close range proved enough for Juventus to start the season with victory in Parma, as Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal was disallowed.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici insists they are not chasing Mauro Icardi, are “happy Paulo Dybala is with us” and explains Joao Cancelo’s move to Manchester City.
Douglas Costa assures Maurizio Sarri “prepared us well and we have great faith in this project” as Juventus open the season with Parma.
Antonino Barillà is hoping to score his third career goal against Juventus today, for a “combative Parma who want to play our style of football.”
Juventus start Gonzalo Higuain, Cristiano Ronaldo, Douglas Costa and Blaise Matuidi in their trip to Gervinho’s Parma, as the 2019-20 Serie A season finally begins.
Juventus are expected to start Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo and Douglas Costa against Gervinho’s Parma, with Mattia De Sciglio preferred to Danilo.
Maurizio Sarri and Sinisa Mihajlovic will not be on the bench for Juventus and Bologna games, so how will they keep in touch with team and staff?
Parma boss Roberto D’Aversa has called on the club’s fans to play their part against Juventus as ‘100 percent might not be enough.’
Pavel Nedved has asserted this is not a transitional year for Juventus and that ‘we’ll seize any opportunities that arise’ in the transfer market.
Adrien Rabiot “can’t wait to debut in this new adventure” for Juventus ahead of their Serie A opener against Parma. “Juve are ready for anything.”
Davide Massa will officiate Fiorentina-Napoli, as the referees are assigned for the opening Serie A weekend.
Juventus have confirmed Maurizio Sarri will not be on the bench against Parma or Napoli to allow “optimal recovery” from pneumonia.
Juventus released a statement confirming Coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia after struggling with flu.
Maurizio Sarri is expected to be well and in position for Juventus’ Serie A opener against Parma on Saturday.
Andrea Conti has reportedly decided to stay at Milan this summer after receiving offers from Parma and Werder Bremen.
With only five days until the big kick-off, Football Italia is proud to bring you its club-by-club preview of the 2019-20 Serie A campaign!