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Transfer Rumour Rater: Milan to Loan Saponara to Parma

MILAN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 02:  Riccardo Saponara of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 2, 2013 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)
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Jack Alexandros RathbornContributor IIIDecember 6, 2013

Milan's young star Riccardo Saponara has struggled to hold down a regular place in the first team since his move from Empoli last summer.

Saponara could be farmed out on loan to Parma in January according to Teleducato (via Football Italia).

It is a move that makes sense, since Antonio Cassano is struggling to find a teammate to regularly link with and Saponara's intelligence could work wonders in tandem with Fantantonio.

Milan would also benefit by seeing whether Saponara could adapt to Serie A and progress with regular minutes on the pitch at this level.

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