In Sotiris Ninis, Parma have found their replacement for Sebastian Giovinco, says his Panathinaikos teammates.

Its been confirmed Ninis will move to Parma next season amid speculation Giovinco will leave the Serie A club.

Panathinaikos midfielder Kostas Kastsouranis told TMW: "Ninis is a good player, he is 20 years old and is really strong. Parma has made a good deal.

"The first year in Italy will be difficult. But he will improve, trust me, in Italy he will become a great player."