PALERMO NEWS

President Maurizio Zamparini has threatened to leave Palermo because “referees hate me and after Calciopoli the situation is even worse.”
Walter Mazzarri keeps his eye on Napoli’s Champions League prize and tells Ezequiel Lavezzi he must “accept Goran Pandev is in better shape.”
Bortolo Mutti was absolutely furious at the “absurd penalty” awarded to Napoli. “I demand respect for Palermo.”
Napoli continued their positive streak by making short work of Palermo thanks to Marek Hamsik’s strike and a controversial Edinson Cavani penalty.
Goran Pandev partners Edinson Cavani as Napoli welcome Palermo in their bid to hold on to third place.
Maurizio Zamparini has admitted that even if Cagliari do not take up their option on Mauricio Pinilla, the striker won’t be returning to play for Palermo again.
Palermo’s Emiliano Viviano could realise a childhood dream this summer if rumours of a move to Fiorentina come true.
Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini says he has no regrets about selling Antonio Nocerino to Milan last summer.
Bortolo Mutti is pleased with Palermo’s recent performances, but warns the season’s end will be difficult due to fatigue.
Palermo will be without inspirational captain Fabrizio Miccoli for Tuesday’s Serie A game against Napoli.
Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini insists that he has still not made a decision about whom will be the club’s Coach next season.
Palermo announced they had secured a deal for Paulo Dybala, but his club Instituto claim the man who completed negotiations “does not have the mandate to sell him.”
Bortolo Mutti praised Palermo’s reaction to going a goal down in the derby, but Vincenzo Montella wants Catania to “enjoy their football” a little less.
The Derby di Sicilia spoils were shared after Fabrizio Miccoli replied to Nicola Legrottaglie, while Cagliari-Chievo was also a draw.
Palermo “have got Paulo Dybala – the new Sergio Aguero,” announced President Maurizio Zamparini.
Christian Panucci has revealed why he quit Palermo after 34 days. “President Maurizio Zamparini signed players without telling me. I’m nobody’s doormat.”
Vincenzo Montella is delighted with the timing of the Derby della Sicilia with Palermo this weekend, as he believes it can break Catania’s poor form.
Bortolo Mutti has reflected on the importance picking up three points against Catania has for Palermo, both for motivation and League survival.
FIGC has come down hard on Palermo and Lazio’s Presidents for irregular transfer activity, handing Maurizio Zamparini and Claudio Lotito lengthy bans.
Ahead of the Derby della Sicilia, Palermo’s Fabrizio Miccoli has taken a swipe at Catania by downplaying their achievements this season.