PALERMO NEWS

Sampdoria face a gruelling journey to reach Palermo for Sunday’s lunchtime kick-off after their flight was cancelled.
Ciro Ferrara has hinted at “a different Sampdoria to the one seen recently” when they try to end a six-game losing streak in Palermo.
President Maurizio Zamparini has warned of a January revolution at Palermo, taking out “those players who do not have character or heart.”
Palermo’s problematic season is getting worse as defender Andrea Mantovani could be out of action for the next six months.
Palermo are breathing a sigh of relief after tests ruled out a thigh strain for captain Fabrizio Miccoli.
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.