PALERMO NEWS

Luis Enrique has long term plans for Roma after admitting a desire to stay beyond his present contract which expires in 2013.
After Pablo Daniel Osvaldo’s appeal for a reduced ban is turned down, Roma are also hit with the news that Francesco Totti is a doubt for the weekend.
Roma have been dealt a blow with the news that their appeal to halve Pablo Daniel Osvaldo’s suspension has been turned down.
Walter Sabatini is uncertain Roma’s recent run of form will end next weekend at Palermo, given that they will go into that game still ‘suffering’.
Massimo Donati sees no shame in losing to Milan, but admits that Palermo’s collapse by four goals to nil at the weekend was too much to take.
Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini has blasted his team after the 4-0 home loss to Milan. “It was embarrassing.”
Palermo Coach Bortolo Mutti feels they made “stupid” mistakes against Milan and admits President Maurizio Zamparini “was upset.”
Massimiliano Allegri believes Milan’s thrashing of Palermo was “a crucial victory. Now I have to focus on Arsenal.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates his second Serie A hat-trick, but can’t help thinking back to Juventus. “We deserved to win.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic smashed Milan’s Sicilian taboo in style with a first half hat-trick as they ran out 4-0 winners in Palermo.
Milan welcome Zlatan Ibrahimovic back to the starting XI against Fabrizio Miccoli’s Palermo, but must reshuffle their defence.
Former Palermo Coach Devis Mangia gives his predictions on today’s match with Milan at the Stadio Barbera.
Bortolo Mutti does not think the focus for Milan’s visit to Palermo will fall on the performance of the referee.
Massimiliano Allegri has asked his players to move on from Juventus and focus fully on Saturday’s opponents Palermo.
Palermo captain Fabrizio Miccoli has admitted that he’s unlikely to take part in Euro 2012 for Italy. “I’m not needed.”
Urby Emanuelson expects League leaders Milan to face some problems in Saturday’s game against Palermo.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini admits that he fears Antonio Nocerino’s return to Sicily this weekend.
Alexandre Pato is also expected to miss this weekend’s clash with Palermo, as the Milan forward’s muscular problems continue.
Milan’s Antonio Nocerino will come up against his past this weekend when the Rossoneri travel to Palermo.
Palermo’s Igor Budan sees the referee for Saturday’s clash between the Rosanero and Milan as likely to come under unparalleled pressure.