PALERMO NEWS

Palermo have rejected transfer speculation suggesting that they could recall Matias Silvestre from Inter in January.
Palermo are lining up a January swoop for Lazio outcast Francelino Matuzalem, according to reports on Tuesday.
Gian Piero Gasperini still has reservations over Paulo Dybala, but Ciro Ferrara won't resign after a seventh straight defeat.
Palermo sent Sampdoria to a seventh consecutive defeat thanks to 18-year-old talent Paulo Dybala’s debut Serie A brace. La Joya won’t turn 19 until November 15.
Today’s lunchtime kick-off is a huge relegation dogfight between Palermo and Sampdoria, whose seasons are hanging by a thread.
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo that today’s lunchtime relegation tussle with Sampdoria is “our only objective.”
Sampdoria face a gruelling journey to reach Palermo for Sunday’s lunchtime kick-off after their flight was cancelled.
Ciro Ferrara has hinted at “a different Sampdoria to the one seen recently” when they try to end a six-game losing streak in Palermo.
President Maurizio Zamparini has warned of a January revolution at Palermo, taking out “those players who do not have character or heart.”
Palermo’s problematic season is getting worse as defender Andrea Mantovani could be out of action for the next six months.
Palermo are breathing a sigh of relief after tests ruled out a thigh strain for captain Fabrizio Miccoli.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini believes his relegation-threatened side can finish in the top 10 this season.
Josip Ilicic has no issue with being dropped by Palermo Coach Gian Piero Gasperini, nor he is planning on a January departure, says his agent.
Palermo have again underlined their intention to hand club captain Fabrizio Miccoli a new contract in Sicily.
Palermo will anxiously await the results of tests after Fabrizio Miccoli picked up an injury in last night’s 4-1 loss at Roma.
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo have to “save ourselves from relegation” this season and sell players who don’t commit in January.
Zdenek Zeman praised Roma’s midfield and forwards for finally helping out in defence, but admits to a concern ahead of the Derby della Capitale.
Roma got back on track with a 4-1 victory over Palermo, but Mattia Destro scored his debut goal and got sent off – all in seven minutes on the pitch!
Roma miss Daniele De Rossi and Leandro Castan, but welcome a Palermo side that has a similar all-attack approach to football. Bring on the fireworks!
Gian Piero Gasperini expects Palermo to face a very tough test against Roma on Sunday evening, as Zdenek Zeman’s football “can be extraordinary.”