Former Palermo director Christian Panucci has admitted that he would have loved to have stayed at the club.
The 39-year-old left the Rosanero in April last year after just over a month as technical director.
But the current Russia assistant Coach has claimed that the working environment at the Sicilian side is not a healthy one - as he knows only too well.
“I would have continued at Palermo with pleasure,” he told reporters. “It is an important place for me.
“Unfortunately, after 40 days I realised I could not go on.
“I tried to present a lot of things to the President, but he just didn't listen to me.”
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