PALERMO NEWS

Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini believes his relegation-threatened side can finish in the top 10 this season.
Josip Ilicic has no issue with being dropped by Palermo Coach Gian Piero Gasperini, nor he is planning on a January departure, says his agent.
Palermo have again underlined their intention to hand club captain Fabrizio Miccoli a new contract in Sicily.
Palermo will anxiously await the results of tests after Fabrizio Miccoli picked up an injury in last night’s 4-1 loss at Roma.
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo have to “save ourselves from relegation” this season and sell players who don’t commit in January.
Zdenek Zeman praised Roma’s midfield and forwards for finally helping out in defence, but admits to a concern ahead of the Derby della Capitale.
Roma got back on track with a 4-1 victory over Palermo, but Mattia Destro scored his debut goal and got sent off – all in seven minutes on the pitch!
Roma miss Daniele De Rossi and Leandro Castan, but welcome a Palermo side that has a similar all-attack approach to football. Bring on the fireworks!
Gian Piero Gasperini expects Palermo to face a very tough test against Roma on Sunday evening, as Zdenek Zeman’s football “can be extraordinary.”
Zdenek Zeman prepares for Palermo and is bullish in defending Roma after two consecutive defeats. “Why should I change? Barcelona keep the same attitude.”
Daniele De Rossi is likely to miss Roma’s match with Palermo tomorrow evening after he skipped training.
Palermo CEO Pietro Lo Monaco has praised Zdenek Zeman as his side face-off against Roma this weekend.
Steve von Bergen has admitted that Palermo will have to improve their mentality if they are to escape the threat of relegation.
Palermo have yet again insisted that they have no interest in River Plate centre-forward David Trezeguet.
Roma’s Federico Balzaretti is working hard in training in an effort to face former club Palermo this weekend.
Fabrizio Miccoli has described the 2-2 draw with Milan as ‘half a defeat’ after Palermo threw away a two-goal advantage.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini insists the time has arrived for video technology to be used in Serie A.
Gian Piero Gasperini cannot help but feel regret after Palermo “threw away an incredible opportunity” for a 2-2 draw with Milan.
Massimiliano Allegri insists Milan “fully deserved” their point in Palermo and explained his continual tactical changes.
Palermo had dominated the first hour and were 2-0 up, but Stephan El Shaarawy completed a Milan comeback to snatch a Coach-saving draw in Sicily.