Palermo are hoping that captain Fabrizio Miccoli will be fit enough to face Milan in Serie A this weekend.
Miccoli, who picked up a muscle problem in the game against Siena, will have his physical condition closely monitored over the next seven days.
Tests last week ruled out any serious injury, but the forward will still have to prove his fitness ahead of the Stadio Meazza tie.
The former Italian international is Palermo's top scorer in Serie A this season thanks to his three goals in four games for the Barbera outfit.
The Rosanero have collected 10 points so far this term – double the amount that the Rossoneri have netted.
Milan and Palermo meet on October 15, with a 20.45 local time kick off.