Maccarone joins Parma
By Nadia Carminati
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Middlesbrough striker Massimo Maccarone has joined Parma on loan for the season.Middlesbrough striker Massimo Maccarone has confirmed to skysports.com that he has joined Parma on loan for the season.
The Italian international has finally moved back to his homeland after Parma agreed a deal with Boro.
"I'm happy to have joined Parma," Maccarone told skysports.com.
Maccarone will be reunited with his former Empoli coach Silvio Baldini at The Ennio Tardini.
"I'm happy about this, because I find again my former coach. But I'm happy because there I can meet again a few of my former Empoli team-mates."
With his return to his homeland, Maccarone could now seal his place back in the Italian squad.
"The national team? I need to get a place by working hard," he said.
"But before that I must think about playing in a good way at Parma, where I'll arrive on Thursday."