Parkin said: "Everyone was in massive shock when Alan was sacked. It has been quite strange.
"Alan brought me to the club and I have a lot to thank him for. We as players all feel responsible for him losing his job."
Francesco Totti will call time on his 24-year career as a Roma player after the game with Genoa.
England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney has been left out of Gareth Southgate's England squad for the second time in a
Manchester City players expect to be lining up alongside ALEXIS SANCHEZ and KYLE WALKER at the Etihad Stadium next season, according to the Mirror.
Sam Allardyce left his role as manager of Crystal Palace on Tuesday night, leaving the Selhurst Park hierarchy in the
Ajax stand between Manchester United and Europa League glory on Wednesday.
Champions Chelsea have made former striker ROMELU LUKAKU their preferred attacking signing this summer, according to the Evening Standard.