Bargains! 11 of footballs best free transfers EVER 1. Roberto Baggio (Milan to Bologna, 1997)
The Divine Ponytail’s powers seemed to be on the wane when he left Milan in 1997, so much so that Parma boss Carlo Ancelotti passed up the chance to sign him for nothing that summer. 26/01 12:44
Everton weigh up move for Standard Liege striker Ishak Belfodil Everton are weighing up a move for Standard Liege striker Ishak Belfodil.
The 24 year-old centre-forward, formerly of Parma and Inter Milan, is being tracked by Everton chief Steve Walsh, says TMW.
Indeed, Everton have already made contact with Standard for Belfodil. 09/01 22:15
Chelsea legend Zola: My history with Conte... Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola is delighted seeing former teammate Antonio Conte thriving as Blues manager.
The two men know each other well having been opponents many times during their playing days in Italy. When Zola's Parma faced Conte's Juventus in the 1990s, there was always plenty at stake. 21/12 06:58
Stamford Bridge legend Zola remembers first Chelsea impressions Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola says that the Blues made a very good first impression on him back in 1996.
The Italian forward signed for the Blues from Parma 20 years ago and in his seven-year stint with the club, went on to score 80 goals. 08/12 02:54
Chelsea captain Terry: I learned so much from Zola Chelsea captain John Terry has paid tribute to former teammate Gianfranco Zola.
Zola arrived at Stamford Bridge from Parma in November 1996, while the current Chelsea captain was just a teenager in the youth setup.
"When he came his professionalism stood out," he told Chelsea's official website. 09/11 12:27
Gianfranco Zola's Top Five Chelsea Moments It was on this day 20 years ago when Ruud Gullet signed Gianfranco Zola for £4.5million from Parma.
In seven seasons, he proved himself to be one of the greatest foreign platers to ever grace the Premier League and he was even voted Chelsea’s best ever player back in 2003. 08/11 14:30