PALERMO NEWS

Franco Brienza has expressed his delight at returning to Palermo this summer in a transfer from Siena.
Inter appear poised to completely overhaul their backline with deals for Matias Silvestre and Aleksandar Kolarov in the offing.
Palermo have officially signed Coach Giuseppe Sannino and forward Franco Brienza, taking both from Siena.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini isn’t expecting a summer transfer session to remember. “There is no money.”
Palermo haven’t yet contacted Siena regarding striker Emanuele Calaio, but the switch remains a possibility.
Chievo’s sporting director Luigi Sartori has admitted defeat in keeping hold of Michael Bradley, but denies rumours of Perparim Hetemaj’s departure.
Palermo have admitted that Emiliano Viviano and Matias Silvestre could both still be in their squad for the 2012-13 campaign.
Gaetano D’Agostino says he wants to continue playing for Siena despite the possible option of a switch to hometown club Palermo.
President Maurizio Zamparini has hit back at Palermo fans protesting against his transfer strategy. “In the financial crisis it’s tough to run a football club.”
Emiliano Viviano is almost certain to leave Palermo this summer after just six months, with Maurizio Zamparini confirming he is talking to several clubs.
The agent of Mauricio Pinilla says that it will take time for Cagliari to do a deal with Palermo for the striker.
Milan are being linked with two defenders – Palermo left-back Federico Balzaretti and Cristian Zapata of Villarreal.
Maurizio Zamparini has confirmed Palermo like German Denis, but are prepared to sell Giulio Migliaccio to Napoli and Federico Balzaretti to PSG.
Michael Bradley has intimated an interest in joining Serie A side Palermo this summer, and admits he is flattered by rumours of bigger clubs tracking him.
Maurizio Zamparini has immediately come out to criticise Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti for suggesting that Serie A be stopped.
Emiliano Viviano is already targeting a return to the international set-up after he was axed from Euro 2012 contention.
Roma will make contact with Palermo at some stage this week to enquire about the availability of Matias Silvestre.
Siena’s Franco Brienza is convinced that boss Giuseppe Sannino will do well with Palermo next season.
Siena Coach Giuseppe Sannino has advised Juventus or Inter to snap up Mattia Destro. “He has qualities outside the norm.”
Siena President Massimo Mezzaroma released Giuseppe Sannino to Palermo with bitter sarcasm. “I stopped believing in gratitude a long time ago.”