PALERMO NEWS

Sassuolo boss Eusebio Di Francesco says it is impossible to compare football to war after comments made by Eugenio Corini.
Palermo Coach Eugenio Corini has compared the organisation at his club to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Palermo are expected to appoint their third director of sport this season – former Leeds United chief Nicola Salerno.
Napoli’s club doctor believes Arkadiusz Milik could return to the pitch “in a fortnight”.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini concedes “it’s difficult to save a ship that has already hit an iceberg and sunk.”
Palermo creative midfielder Alessandro Diamanti turned down an offer from Swansea City, claim Sky Sport Italia.
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.