PALERMO NEWS

Lazio President Claudio Lotito has admitted that he would not take the same approach to running a football club as Maurizio Zamparini.
Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini has explained his decision to sack Alberto Malesani 19 days after his appointment.
Palermo have incredibly fired Alberto Malesani after just three games in charge to call back Gian Piero Gasperini.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has confirmed he is “deciding what is best for the team” amid reports he’ll sack Alberto Malesani and recall Gian Piero Gasperini.
Palermo benchwarmer Paulo Dybala is the subject of a reported €7m summer offer from Espanyol.
There are reports Palermo could sack Alberto Malesani to recall Gian Piero Gasperini after just three games in charge.
Palermo remain bottom of the table, but Alberto Malesani insists today’s 0-0 with Genoa “was a step forward.”
Davide Ballardini felt Genoa deserved a penalty in Palermo, but concedes “it was very difficult to spot.”
Palermo saw Salvatore Aronica sent off and had more of the ball, but a Sebastien Frey wondersave earned Genoa a point.
Fabrizio Miccoli, Josip Ilicic and Diego Fabbrini lead Palermo’s attack in a relegation dogfight with on-form Genoa.
Alberto Malesani has pleaded for Palermo fans to support the team against Genoa tonight, as he takes on the club that fired him twice last season.
Genoa Coach Davide Ballardini faces his Palermo past and a relegation dogfight this evening. “We must earn our safety day by day.”
Palermo striker Abel Hernandez has returned to training for the first time since his cruciate ligament rupture in October.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has rejected the idea that captain Fabrizio Miccoli will leave the club at the end of the season.
Eugenio Corini was pleased with the point after an uphill struggle, while Alberto Malesani is now more optimistic.
Palermo picked up a 1-1 draw away to Chievo, as Cyril Thereau’s penalty cancelled out a Mauro Formica strike.
Stefano Sorrentino returns to face his former club, as do Alberto Malesani and Eugenio Corini, in today’s Chievo-Palermo match.
Alberto Malesani faces his former club Chievo today and hopes to find light at the end of the Palermo tunnel. “Safety is possible.”
Chievo Coach Eugenio Corini welcomes his former club today and admits “I left my heart in Palermo.”
The agent of Palermo’s Diego Fabbrini believes that his client deserves to be recalled to the Italian Under-21 set-up.