PALERMO NEWS

Palermo risk losing their big summer signing, as Instituto have formally refused to give Paulo Dybala his international transfer.
Roma twice fought back to hold Catania with thrilling goals, Napoli crushed Palermo in Sicily and Lazio took the points in Bergamo.
Napoli give teenage star Lorenzo Insigne his first Serie A start alongside Edinson Cavani in their visit to Palermo.
Lorenzo Insigne is ready for his first Serie A start playing for hometown club Napoli against Palermo. “Am I like Leo Messi? Let’s not exaggerate...”
Giuseppe Sannino acknowledges Palermo are “technically inferior” to Napoli, but can still cause an upset this evening.
Marek Hamsik admits he “will miss Ezequiel Lavezzi and Walter Gargano,” but Napoli can push forward even without them against Palermo.
Spanish club Rayo Vallecano want to take playmaker Franco Vazquez on a one-year loan deal from Palermo.
There is confusion over whether Atalanta’s Federico Peluso is really wanted by Palermo following some contradicting statements.
Juventus and Palermo are reportedly both keen on the signature of Atalanta defender Federico Peluso.
Palermo Coach Giuseppe Sannino has lavished praise on Sunday's opponents Napoli.
Palermo have underlined that Josip Ilicic and Abel Hernandez will not be sold to any interested club before the start of this season.
Palermo have completed the signing of Steve Von Bergen from Genoa in a deal that includes two other players.
Milan insist that they will not be bringing in a new left-back if they sell Djamel Mesbah to Palermo.
Milan and Palermo will meet on Monday to discuss the possible transfer of Djamel Mesbah to the Rosanero.
Giuseppe Sannino shelves Palermo’s Coppa Italia victory and is already looking ahead to Napoli. “We have a week to prepare.”
Sampdoria and Genoa crashed out of the Coppa Italia on penalties, Catania and Cagliari squeezed through, but Chievo were on song and Torino won a six-goal thriller with Lecce.
Sampdoria have distanced themselves from reports that they are close to signing Giovanni Pasquale and Giulio Migliaccio.
Steve Von Bergen is close to joining Palermo from Genoa in a swap deal which will also involve Alexandros Tzorvas.
Palermo will not be replacing Federico Balzaretti with Atalanta’s Federico Peluso. “He’s too expensive.”
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi gave an update on Andreas Granqvist, Marco Borriello, Alexandros Tzorvas, Alessio Cerci and Juan Manuel Vargas.