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Transfer Speculation : Luca Cigarini

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Recently Villarreal have been linked with Parma and Italy U-21 star Luca Cigarini. Due to Parma's relegation to Serie B Cigarini will almost definitely be leaving the club this summer and Villarreal could possibly be his club of choice.He could link up with his former Parma team mate and current Azzurinii team mate Giuseppe Rossi A playmaker of the Pirlo mould Cigarini came up through the youth ranks but his talent wasn't noticed until the arrival of Claudio Ranieri in 2005. Cigarini broke into the first team and has been a key part ever since. He likes to sit in front of the back four and distribute the ballin a way very similar to the metronomic style of Andrea Pirlo. The accuracy of his passes has lead to him becoming Parma and Italy U-21's top assister for the season gone by.
Now if ever there was a replacement for Marcos Senna than this guy is it. Comfortable on either foot, aggressive in the tackle, not short on height either I think Cigarini would be an excellent signing and would really show the ambition that this club has. The price quoted by Marca is 12 million and after all that I've read on the player and from the clips that I've seen I think he would be worth it. There should hopefully be more news in the coming days.