Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini concedes he is afraid of tomorrow night's match. “Milan are just too strong.”
The Rosanero won both their meetings with the giants last season, including a 2-0 victory at San Siro.
“Milan are a great side that put fear into every opponent, including us,” said Zamparini.
“Did I say that last season too? I can't remember. In any case, it is a difficult game, Milan are just too strong.”
Palermo had lost four on the bounce between Serie A and the Europa League, but are back in business after beating Genoa at the weekend.
There have been reports that Zamparini is planning on a big January signing, such as Sampdoria outcast Antonio Cassano.
“Absolutely not. I was asked by journalists whether I would ever sign Cassano and I replied that yes, I would, but not right now.
“I wouldn't know where to put him in the team. Maybe one day, if I no longer have Javier Pastore...”
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