Parma president Ghirardi welcomes Belfodil interest

Parma president Tommaso Ghirardi is happy clubs are interested in striker Ishak Belfodil. The youngster has been linked with Arsenal and Liverpool.

Parma president Tommaso Ghirardi is happy clubs are interested in striker Ishak Belfodil.

The youngster has been linked with Arsenal and Liverpool.

“The fact that he is wanted is good because it means that our scouting system is working well,” Ghirardi noted of the 21-year-old.

“We received an important offer from an Italian club for him in January, but we rejected it.

“Was it from Juventus? No, it wasn’t Juve, but I won’t tell you who it was. The offer was only valid for January and is no longer on the table.

“Now we’ll have to see what happens. We want to build a stronger team by selling just one of our jewels and Belfodil is someone we need to make a decision on.”

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