PALERMO NEWS

Fiorentina are said to be looking at Atalanta and Italy striker Andrea Petagna.
The Albanian football federation have released a public apology and banned the fan group that forced their World Cup qualifier with Italy to be suspended.
Palermo President Paul Baccaglini has assured that the sceptics of his takeover will turn into believers.
A 10-year-old Udinese fan had his Emil Hallfredsson jersey stolen, so the midfielder has pledged to replace it in person.
Palermo’s Alessandro Diamanti has been given a two-match ban for his red card against Udinese this weekend.
New Palermo President Paul Baccaglini claims survival rests with his players’ heads – but will accept relegation if they show enough fight.
Former Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has denied claims that he has stepped in to recommend the sacking of Coach Diego Lopez.
Palermo Coach Diego Lopez was “disappointed to lose, but we still have hope” of avoiding the drop after a 4-1 defeat to Udinese.
Gigi Del Neri admits Palermo “surprised me” with their tactical approach, but Udinese fully deserved the victory.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s eight Serie A games, from Empoli-Napoli through Sampdoria-Juventus and Cagliari-Lazio to Roma-Sassuolo.
Udinese fought back from a surprise early Roland Sallai goal to flatten Palermo 4-1 at the Dacia Arena.
New Palermo owner Paul Baccaglini outlined his plans for the club. “Maurizio Zamparini was tired of insults and pressure. This is a collaboration between us.”
Former Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini “prays” Paul Baccaglini’s intentions are genuine.
Palermo striker Ilija Nestorovski promised a very special goal celebration in honour of Formula 1 team Force India.
Paul Baccaglini says he wants to be a Palermo President that is “around” but “not intrusive”.
Diego Lopez insists Palermo are still in the running for Serie A safety despite their 3-0 home defeat to Roma. “We conceded in our best period of the game.”
Clement Grenier was pleased with his first Serie A start, providing an assist as Roma beat Palermo 3-0. “Everyone showed they were ready.”
Luciano Spalletti said he is “doing Roma a favour by not signing a new contract, as if I lose another two they’ll have to kick me out!”
Edin Dzeko hopes that the 3-0 victory away to Palermo can be “good for our confidence” after Roma got back on track.
Stephan El Shaarawy, Edin Dzeko and Bruno Peres gave Roma a much-needed victory away to Palermo, ending their negative streak to retain second place.