PALERMO NEWS

Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri prepares to face Palermo and is very happy with Daniele Rugani’s maiden Italy call-up.
Beppe Iachini insists Palermo have “always created chances and made mistakes” to be avoided against Empoli.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini backed Coach Beppe Iachini and called new stadium security laws “an enormously stupid idea.”
Gigi Di Biagio named his Italy Under-21 squad for the crucial European Championship play-offs with Slovakia.
Antonio Conte will announce his Italy squad on Saturday for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Malta.
President Claudio Lotito said last night’s 4-0 victory at Palermo showed “the real Lazio” and Filip Djordjevic.
The Lega Serie A handed Cristian Zapata, Yuto Nagatomo and Afriyie Acquah one-game suspensions.
Beppe Iachini reportedly has two more games to convince Maurizio Zamparini against considering a change on the Palermo bench.
Maurizio Zamparini complains about the referee in Palermo’s defeat to Lazio and rejects talk of Beppe Iachini being at risk.
Beppe Iachini sees Palermo fans as still committed to supporting the team, despite Monday’s 4-0 defeat to Lazio at the Renzo Barbera.
Stefano Pioli hailed his Lazio players after they played with ‘assurance and simplicity’ in their 4-0 victory over Palermo on Monday night.
Filip Djordjevic could not hide his delight after bagging a hat-trick in Lazio’s 4-0 victory over Palermo on Monday night.
Filip Djordjevic’s first three goals for Lazio helped ensure they left the Renzo Barbera with three points and their hosts Palermo very much frustrated.
Palermo keep the faith in their attacking firepower for tonight’s visit of Lazio, who are much-changed in Week 5.
Maurizio Zamparini has reiterated his faith in Beppe Iachini, says Palermo can aim for top seven and that Paulo Dybala will one day be worth €40m.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini blasted Abel Hernandez for his move to Hull City. “He’ll never achieve his aims.”
Lazio Coach Stefano Pioli is “incredulous” when he sees his team bottom of the table and expects a result at Palermo.
Empoli’s Mirko Valdifiori is the only player suspended after Week 4 of Serie A, and he is joined in the stands by Maurizio Sarri.
Palermo and Italy Under-21 forward Andrea Belotti says that Andriy Shevchenko is his role model on and off the pitch.
Andrea Belotti bagged his first Serie A brace against Napoli, but his agent reveals the Palermo striker almost joined them.