Saturday May 12 2012
Montella-Roma deal 'unethical'

While Vincenzo Montella cancelled a press conference today, Catania President Antonino Pulvirenti insists talk of a deal with Roma is “deeply unethical.”

The Coach is widely believed to be making his comeback on the Giallorossi bench after Luis Enrique confirmed he’s walking away at the end of the season.

However, the fact media and even some Catania players are discussing this as if it is a done deal has infuriated President Pulvirenti.

“We are tied to Montella by a two-year contract and losing him would cause incalculable damage. I am really annoyed by this whole affair,” the patron told the Corriere dello Sport.

“I won’t even take this possibility into consideration. It is not even up for debate. Montella will stay with us next season.

“The campaign isn’t over yet and we still have an important match with Udinese, yet some are already trying to force our hand. This sort of behaviour is terrible and above all deeply unethical.

“Catania are not a land to be conquered. Some people need to get this into their heads.”

Meanwhile, Montella has fuelled speculation by scrapping today’s planned press conference ahead of Sunday’s final game against Udinese.

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