PALERMO NEWS

As Massimo Ficcadenti makes his second debut as Cagliari Coach, Palermo’s Bortolo Mutti could be out of a job by the end of Week 28.
Fabrizio Miccoli has accused the Italian media of exaggerating his actions, after it was alleged that he deliberately got himself booked last weekend.
Josip Ilicic has denied that his drop in form is a crisis and also refused to rule out speculation of leaving Palermo in the summer.
Palermo have dismissed reports that they are thinking about approaching Lazio boss Edy Reja for 2012-13.
Roma have dismissed speculation that they will attempt to offer Palermo Simon Kjaer in exchange for Matias Silvestre.
Whilst backing Massimo Cellino for changing Coach as regularly as he does, Maurizio Zamparini has admitted regretting sacking Stefano Pioli last summer.
Milan’s move for Palermo’s Antonio Nocerino was the transfer of the century, argues the midfielder’s agent.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini assures Coach Bortolo Mutti “is not at risk,” but warned his players they must be “pulled by the hair.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini was “very bitter” at the home defeat to Roma and the club refused to rule out sacking Bortolo Mutti.
Daniele De Rossi has not given up hope of Champions League qualification for Roma. “We’ll try to win them all and see where we end up.”
Bortolo Mutti feels the Roma goal in the opening three minutes “from our mistake” had a big psychological impact on Palermo.
Luis Enrique feels Roma finally had “the right attitude and focus throughout the 90 minutes” for their victory in Palermo.
Roma relied on a Fabio Borini goal in the opening three minutes to squeeze a 1-0 victory away to Palermo.
Roma have Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela and Fabio Borini in their trident to face Fabrizio Miccoli’s Palermo this evening.
President Maurizio Zamparini is “95 per cent” sure Palermo will beat Roma tonight, but admits he is “worried about the referee.”
Francesco Totti is in the Roma squad to face Palermo tomorrow evening, but Giulio Migliaccio’s absence further reshuffles the Sicilian defence.
Roma welcomed Francesco Totti back to training today, suggesting that he has shrugged off his latest injury scare.
Bortolo Mutti has dismissed fears and criticism regarding Josip Ilicic’s recent form for Palermo.
Luis Enrique has long term plans for Roma after admitting a desire to stay beyond his present contract which expires in 2013.
After Pablo Daniel Osvaldo’s appeal for a reduced ban is turned down, Roma are also hit with the news that Francesco Totti is a doubt for the weekend.