PALERMO NEWS

Palermo’s Igor Budan sees the referee for Saturday’s clash between the Rosanero and Milan as likely to come under unparalleled pressure.
Emiliano Viviano has thanked Palermo and Italy boss Cesare Prandelli for his return to the international set-up.
Siena Coach Giuseppe Sannino believes there is give and take with referee decisions and by the end of the season they generally have balanced out.
Giuseppe Sannino thought the red card was the right decision, but Bortolo Mutti blames the referee.
Bortolo Mutti blames the referee for Palermo’s 4-1 defeat at Siena, especially after Federico Balzaretti was sent off within 73 seconds.
Siena hammered Palermo 4-1 after a red card in the opening minute, while Catania, Chievo and Lecce earned important wins, but Mario Beretta's Cesena debut was ruined.
Bortolo Mutti is fresh from thrashing Lazio 5-1, but wants the next step up from Palermo against Siena. “We want our first away win.”
Fabrizio Miccoli has made Palermo history, but admits his contract renewal is out his hands. “It depends on the club.”
Palermo defender Matias Silvestre deserves a place in the Italian national squad, says Catania director Pietro Lo Monaco.
Palermo boss Bortolo Mutti has brushed aside comparisons with Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho.
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu has accused Palermo of pushing him out of the club.
Palermo will have no hesitation in extending the contract of Bortolo Mutti if results continue to impress.
Edy Reja reassured fans that the team crushed 5-1 in Palermo tonight “is not the real Lazio. We’ve got to stick together and get through this.”
Bortolo Mutti hailed Massimo Donati, but warned Palermo have to play with this intensity away from home as well.
Palermo absolutely demolished a makeshift Lazio defence to win 5-1 with Andre Dias getting himself sent off to add to the misery.
Lazio are forced to use Cristian Ledesma in defence and give Emiliano Alfaro his debut in a trip to Fabrizio Miccoli’s Palermo.
Bortolo Mutti welcomes back Fabrizio Miccoli as Palermo’s secret weapon against Lazio this evening.
Edy Reja prepares for a tricky trip to Palermo this evening and assures Lazio they can “walk with our heads held high” despite recent setbacks.
Edy Reja has lamented the ongoing injury problems that have hit his Lazio squad this season and admits he's “seriously concerned about Palermo.”
Maurizio Zamparini has told Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini that there will always be a job for him at Palermo.