PALERMO NEWS

Palermo are back in Serie A with victory in Novara, while Empoli, Bari and Modena earned crucial away wins and Cesena beat Avellino.
Maurizio Zamparini says that when back in Serie A next year, Palermo will be aiming for European qualification, not to avoid relegation.
Palermo’s Achraf Lazaar says his side are already ready to be a force in Serie A next season.
While Palermo could celebrate their return to Serie A this afternoon, Siena are taking austerity measures to a new level.
Francesco Lodi is reportedly intent on remaining with Catania for next season, even if they drop into Serie B.
Gennaro Gattuso “gave up on many offers” after his Palermo sacking and believes he will “one day return to Milan.”
Kyle Lafferty is pleased to have scored the winning goal in Palermo’s Sicilian derby victory over Trapani.
Palermo pushed past promotion contenders Avellino 2-0 on Friday to further extend their lead at the top of Serie B.
Palermo forward Kyle Lafferty says he is enjoying playing for the club and intends to see out the remainder of his contract with the Sicilian side.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has praised former midfielder Josip Ilicic, claiming he has a ‘rare’ talent.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says he has every faith in Coach Giuseppe Iachini and that Pippo Inzaghi will not be replacing him.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio is reportedly interested in calling up Argentine-born Palermo striker Paulo Dybala.
Fabrizio Miccoli won’t face a sporting punishment for comments he said last year about murdered Italian judge Giovanni Falcone.
Palermo’s lead at the top of Serie B has been cut to just two points after their surprise home draw with Spezia.
Lecce player Fabrizio Miccoli has been charged by FIGC in relation to comments made last year about murdered Italian judge Giovanni Falcone.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Gennaro Gattuso could return to Glasgow Rangers as a Coach.
It was all-square in the Serie B top of the table showdown, as Kyle Lafferty earned Palermo a 1-1 draw at Empoli.
Napoli have emerged as surprise candidates to sign Moroccan-born left-back Achraf Lazaar from mid-table Serie B side Varese.
Enzo Maresca will leave Sampdoria and join Serie B outfit Palermo, it has been confirmed.
Palermo are the winter champions in Serie B after they beat Crotone 2-1 on Sunday to finish 2013 on top of the League.