Parma sign Bojinov on loan
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Serie A newboys Parma have signed Bulgaria international Valeri Bojinov from Manchester City on a one-year loan deal. The 23-year-old striker spent two years at Eastlands but hardly played any games due to injury.

And with Sky Blues manager Mark Hughes signing strikers Emanuel Adebayor, Carlos Tevez and Roque Santa Cruz this summer, his chances of first team football seemed to be diminishing. He is familiar with Italy having started his career in Lecce and subsequently played for both Fiorentina and Juventus.