Ex-Rangers striker Antonio Colak is yet to play for new club Parma after his move to Italy from Ibrox this summer.

The big Croatian hitman, 29, has been an unused substitute in the Serie B side’s first two matches of the season and didn’t get any minutes in Parma’s 2-0 opening day victory against Feralpisalo.

This comes after Antonio Colak didn’t get off the bench for Parma in their 3-0 Italian Cup victory over Bari last weekend.

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The Italian side play with one main focal point in a 4-2-3-1 formation and have instead opted to go with teenage French striker Ange-Yoan Bonny up top in both matches.

Parma also opted to bring Italian striker Anthony Partipilo on for the French forward in the league win over Feralpisalo whilst Romanian attacker Valentin Mihăilă was preferred to Antonio Colak v Bari.

Antonio Colak yet to feature for Parma

Whilst there is nothing to suggest Antonio Colak will not get gametime at Parma this season, in fact his move there suggests the contrary, it’s clear the ex-Rangers striker has got stiff competition in Italy.

Having been relegated from Serie A back in 2021, Antonio Colak is Parma’s marquee move of the summer window with the club paying a reported £2.5m to bring him to Italy.

There will be big hopes the Croatian can fire the Italians to promotion back to Serie A and this will be a big part of the reason why Antonio moved to Italy after only one season in Scotland.

Not to mention the fact the striker claims it’s always been his “dream” to play in the country.

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Signed by Giovanni van Bronckhorst last summer, Antonio Colak netted 18 goals for Rangers last season but didn’t appear to be fancied by Michael Beale.

With the Gers boss also spending big on the likes of Cyriel Dessers and Danilo, it appears Tony Goals’ time in Glasgow was running out before it had ever really begun.

Now it’s up to Antonio Colak to prove his worth to Parma but as things stand, the striker is yet to feature for his new side in Italy.

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