PALERMO NEWS

Luciano Spalletti revealed why he “had to” send Francesco Totti home. “You must have respect for everyone.”
Kevin Strootman celebrated his comeback after 13 months. “I feel like a player again now.”
Roma 5-0 Palermo had it all with Edin Dzeko’s horror miss and brace, Mohamed Salah’s impossible goal and Kevin Strootman’s comeback.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni assured there is “no punishment” for Francesco Totti, “but we can’t get distracted by the situations of individuals.”
Francesco Totti is frozen out, so Roma seek a fifth consecutive victory against a Palermo side with Beppe Iachini back.
Carlo Mazzone accused Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti of “seeking glory by destroying Francesco Totti’s image.”
Fiorentina fought harder than expected to win 3-2 at Atalanta and keep third place, Sassuolo won a five-goal thriller with Empoli and Genoa earned a dramatic victory.
Join us for all the action from today’s six Serie A games, including Atalanta-Fiorentina, Frosinone-Lazio and Roma-Palermo.
Coach Luciano Spalletti did not call up captain Francesco Totti for Roma-Palermo, confirming a rift.
Alberto Gilardino can see Luciano Spalletti’s impact on Roma, but hopes Palermo can throw a spanner in the works.
European and relegation battles take centre stage with Fiorentina away to Atalanta, Lazio’s derby with Frosinone, Roma-Palermo and tomorrow’s Napoli-Milan.
Luciano Spalletti thought he’d “make a more immediate impact” on Roma’s mentality and said Francesco Totti could start against Palermo.
Luciano Spalletti takes the blame for Daniele De Rossi’s injury and confirms Kevin Strootman will be in the Roma squad against Palermo.
Palermo defender Edoardo Goldaniga could miss the game with Roma after a family bereavement.
Jose Mourinho will watch Roma-Palermo and Inter-Sampdoria with a view to scouting Radja Nainggolan among others.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says he’s ‘sorry Paulo Dybala didn’t join Milan’ as he’s ‘more a friend of the Rossoneri than Juventus’.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini is ‘angry with divers’ and calls for ‘television evidence to sanction cheaters with fines and suspensions.’
Torino President Urbano Cairo reiterates Coach Giampiero Ventura was “never under discussion”.
Beppe Iachini says Palermo must ‘stay united and compact’ to stay in Serie A upon his return as Coach.
Maurizio Zamparini has ‘asked forgiveness’ to Palermo fans for ‘a month of chaos’ after Beppe Iachini’s return.