PALERMO NEWS

Former Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini admits he wanted to sign Paulo Dybala but “couldn’t afford” to.
Genoa have reportedly targeted Palermo’s Oscar Hiljemark or free agent Sulley Muntari in order to bolster their midfield.
Roberto De Zerbi refused to return and Eugenio Corini has so far decided not to resign, so Palermo remain as they are.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina will not be suspended, as Sampdoria’s request for television evidence was ruled “inadmissable”.
Roberto De Zerbi reportedly stands to lose €500,000 if he rejects Maurizio Zamparini’s imminent offer of returning to Palermo.
Palermo have completed the signing of striker Stefan Silva from Swedish side Sundsvall on a four-and-a-half year contract.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini will reportedly meet Roberto De Zerbi tomorrow, as Eugenio Corini could be sacked.
Eugenio Corini denies Palermo “lacked courage” in their 1-0 defeat to Empoli, as there are reports Maurizio Zamparini will sack him.
Join us for the build-up and action to the first two Serie A games of 2017, Empoli-Palermo and Napoli-Sampdoria.
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello warned “the season certainly doesn’t end here” after a 1-0 win over fellow strugglers Palermo.
Massimo Maccarone “took responsibility” by converting Empoli’s winning penalty against Palermo and made club history too.
Massimo Maccarone came off the bench and immediately grabbed the winner as Empoli saw off Palermo in a relegation tussle.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini is not feeling confident, stating “we have the worst performances in Serie A and have a 30 per cent chance of safety.”
Serie A resumes for 2017 with a relegation dogfight between Empoli and Palermo, who are both in dire need of a boost.
Italian football is back after the winter break with Napoli hosting Sampdoria tonight, then Udinese-Inter, Genoa-Roma, Milan-Cagliari and Juventus-Bologna.
Arrigo Sacchi reportedly made Real Madrid President Florentino Perez aware of Paulo Dybala’s potential three years ago.
Spartak Moscow have joined Atalanta in tracking Palermo midfielder Oscar Hiljemark.
Veteran striker Antonio Cassano is reportedly considering a move to Serie A strugglers Palermo.
Atalanta are planning a €3m January offer for Palermo’s Swedish midfielder Oscar Hiljemark.
Massimo Oddo thanked Pescara players for their embrace after a comeback to hold Palermo 1-1. “I always believed in them.”