Luigi Giorgi has returned to Novara after Palermo cut short his 12-month loan agreement.
The 25-year-old moved to Sicily in the summer, but he has been sent back to the Serie B outfit on Monday afternoon.
The former Ascoli and Siena midfielder had scored two goals in 10 League games for the Stadio Barbera outfit this term. He could soon move to Atalanta.
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