Tuesday December 14 2010
Pinilla gives Rossi selection headache

Palermo striker Mauricio Pinilla aims to give Delio Rossi a selection headache by continuing to score even if coming off the bench.

The 26-year-old did just that at the weekend when he replaced Javier Pastore and scored the winner in a 2-1 victory over Parma.

"It's will be a beautiful problem for him because we are all strong strikers and potential regulars," Pinilla told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

"We have an attack with experienced players like Fabrizio Miccoli and Massimo Maccarone, who have many seasons in Serie A behind them, and young talents of absolute worth like Javier Pastore, Josip Ilicic and Abel Hernandez.

"I feel like a regular even if at times I go on the bench. I would like to reach at least 12 goals, which is obviously half as many as I got last year at Grosseto in Serie B.

"I am satisfied with my performances, but I would prefer to do my accounting at the end of the season. I am concentrated on the League and right now I don't even hear the transfer rumours."

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