Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has backed Coach Beppe Iachini to make the team into the Italian Atletico Madrid.
The tactician was appointed as Rosaneri boss shortly after the start of last season and has since led them to the Serie B title and promotion back to the top flight.
Speaking at a Press conference today, Zamparini expressed his wish for Iachini to remain with the Sicilians in order to build something substantial.
“I want to start a cycle. He signed a two year contract with the option of a third year,” Zamparini told reporters.
“I’m not exaggerating when I say that he can make Palermo the Italian Atletico Madrid.
“It’s the new line that football has to take, we have seen it at the World Cup.”