PARMA BOMBSHELL: Ghirardi resigns and puts club up for sale

Tommaso Ghirardi has put Parma up for sale and tendered his resignation as president.

Tommaso Ghirardi has put Parma up for sale and tendered his resignation as president.

He announced both moves in a press conference on Friday after the Gialloblu were denied a UEFA license to play in next season's Europa League due to financial irregularities.

"We are good people who run a good house," Ghirardi said. "But they have managed to push me away from the game.

"I'm done with football. I'm resigning as Parma president and as of July 1, a new story will begin.

"The 100 per cent shares of Parma are now for sale."

 
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