PALERMO NEWS

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates his second Serie A hat-trick, but can’t help thinking back to Juventus. “We deserved to win.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic smashed Milan’s Sicilian taboo in style with a first half hat-trick as they ran out 4-0 winners in Palermo.
Milan welcome Zlatan Ibrahimovic back to the starting XI against Fabrizio Miccoli’s Palermo, but must reshuffle their defence.
Former Palermo Coach Devis Mangia gives his predictions on today’s match with Milan at the Stadio Barbera.
Bortolo Mutti does not think the focus for Milan’s visit to Palermo will fall on the performance of the referee.
Massimiliano Allegri has asked his players to move on from Juventus and focus fully on Saturday’s opponents Palermo.
Palermo captain Fabrizio Miccoli has admitted that he’s unlikely to take part in Euro 2012 for Italy. “I’m not needed.”
Urby Emanuelson expects League leaders Milan to face some problems in Saturday’s game against Palermo.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini admits that he fears Antonio Nocerino’s return to Sicily this weekend.
Alexandre Pato is also expected to miss this weekend’s clash with Palermo, as the Milan forward’s muscular problems continue.
Milan’s Antonio Nocerino will come up against his past this weekend when the Rossoneri travel to Palermo.
Palermo’s Igor Budan sees the referee for Saturday’s clash between the Rosanero and Milan as likely to come under unparalleled pressure.
Emiliano Viviano has thanked Palermo and Italy boss Cesare Prandelli for his return to the international set-up.
Siena Coach Giuseppe Sannino believes there is give and take with referee decisions and by the end of the season they generally have balanced out.
Giuseppe Sannino thought the red card was the right decision, but Bortolo Mutti blames the referee.
Bortolo Mutti blames the referee for Palermo’s 4-1 defeat at Siena, especially after Federico Balzaretti was sent off within 73 seconds.
Siena hammered Palermo 4-1 after a red card in the opening minute, while Catania, Chievo and Lecce earned important wins, but Mario Beretta's Cesena debut was ruined.
Bortolo Mutti is fresh from thrashing Lazio 5-1, but wants the next step up from Palermo against Siena. “We want our first away win.”
Fabrizio Miccoli has made Palermo history, but admits his contract renewal is out his hands. “It depends on the club.”
Palermo defender Matias Silvestre deserves a place in the Italian national squad, says Catania director Pietro Lo Monaco.