PALERMO NEWS

Maurizio Zamparini criticises Frank Cascio’s failed bid to buy Palermo but admits talks with a Chinese consortium over a possible sale are ongoing.
Juventus will be without both Daniele Rugani and Kwadwo Asamoah for the next six weeks.
American entrepreneur Frank Cascio has formally withdrawn his bid to buy Serie A club Palermo.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini admits he wanted to sign Mario Balotelli but is pleased the player appears to have turned a corner.
Daniele Rugani and Kwadwo Asamoah will have tests tomorrow after the Juventus pair both suffered sprained knees.
Roberto De Zerbi is proud of his Palermo players’ efforts in the 1-0 defeat to Juventus.
Max Allegri will “take the three points” at Palermo, even without a good performance, and defended his Juventus experiments.
Leonardo Bonucci “cannot think this is the real Juventus” and complimented Palermo after a hard-fought 1-0 away win.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, as leaders Juventus visit Palermo and Napoli host third-placed Chievo.
A thoroughly unconvincing Juventus earned the 1-0 win away to Palermo thanks only to a deflected Dani Alves effort, as tactical experiments did not pay off.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta denied a Manchester City offer for Leonardo Bonucci or expensive gifts from Paul Pogba.
Gonzalo Higuain expects “a difficult game” at Palermo, but notes Juventus “absolutely must return home with three points.”
Juventus experiment with their formation, using Gonzalo Higuain and Mario Mandzukic together, for their trip to Palermo.
Delio Rossi has accused Lazio President Claudio Lotito as having ‘never understood much about football.’
Juventus could use Gonzalo Higuain and Mario Mandzukic together today against Palermo.
It’s already another full round of Serie A action, starting with Palermo v Juventus and Napoli-Chievo today, then Joe Hart’s Torino face Roma, Inter welcome Bologna and Sassuolo host Udinese.
Roberto De Zerbi foresees a “strictly defensive” Palermo against Juventus in Serie A on Saturday, but his side “have a dream”.
Juan Cuadrado’s return to the Juventus fold against Palermo is confirmed as Patrice Evra recovers from a knee sprain.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri joked he did his absences “at school” after Maurizio Sarri refused to attend his pre-Chievo Press conference.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has hinted that Marko Pjaca will replace Paulo Dybala for Saturday’s trip to Palermo. “He can play as a second striker...”