PALERMO NEWS

Beppe Iachini insists “I still have affection” for Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini, who sacked him twice last season.
Palermo Coach Roberto De Zerbi insists he won’t “compromise” his attacking style.
Udinese Coach Luigi Del Neri expects “a big test” at Palermo tomorrow, an early relegation showdown.
Walter Zenga has been sacked by Wolverhampton Wanderers, the English club has confirmed.
Maurizio Zamparini claims Palermo are “disorientated” and had “underestimated” Torino, whom he feels “are better than Juventus in some ways”.
Roberto De Zerbi admits Palermo have problems after a 4-1 defeat at Roma. “Our attitude was simply too passive.”
Luciano Spalletti said Roma players “feel the pressure, so it’s fundamental to get consistent results” after beating Palermo 4-1.
Stephan El Shaarawy was glad Roma “avoided the usual mistakes” in a 4-1 victory over Palermo.
Roma ran riot with a 4-1 victory over Palermo to move within two points of leaders Juventus, joint second with Milan.
Mauro Baldissoni said Roma must fight their own demons first and hit back at Rudi Garcia. “We were if anything too elegant.”
Radja Nainggolan feels Roma must beat Palermo tonight to “give meaning” to their other victories.
Join us for all the build-up and action in today’s eight Serie A games, including Crotone-Napoli, Atalanta-Inter, Torino-Lazio and Roma-Palermo.
Roma go with Edin Dzeko, Mohamed Salah and Stephan El Shaarawy as beating Palermo would take them within two points of Juventus.
Palermo Coach Roberto De Zerbi has Ilija Nestorovski back and hopes Francesco Totti is on the bench for Roma tomorrow.
Luciano Spalletti can see a difficult test with Palermo tomorrow and concedes Roma “cannot be taught determination.”
All eyes on San Siro this evening as second-placed Milan host leaders Juventus, but before then it’s the Genoa Derby, while tomorrow Napoli are in Crotone, Atalanta-Inter and Roma-Palermo.
Wojciech Szczesny confirms Roma’s objective this season is “to fight for the Scudetto with Juventus”.
Palermo Coach Roberto De Zerbi feels the 4-1 defeat to Torino was harsh, and believes Adem Ljajic made the difference.
Sinisa Mihajlovic heaped praise on his Torino side after the 4-1 win over Palermo - “playing like this we can beat anyone”.
Adem Ljajic says Torino “see every game like a final” after his brace secured a 4-1 win over Palermo.