"Also, I would like to make it clear that I have never said that I want to leave Parma.
"I didn't say it when we were in Serie A and I haven't said it since we went down.
"To be honest, I don't know where these things come from because I will think 1001 times before I leave, even in a co-ownership deal.
"It's not because Atalanta aren't a big enough side - it's just that I've been here for so many years and I am very tied to this team and this city.
"Serie B is no problem at all for me, so I am left with a tough decision."