Wednesday May 25 2011
Pastore update from Palermo

Palermo chief Maurizio Zamparini says it is 50-50 whether Javier Pastore will stay or go this summer.

"There is a 50 per cent chance that he will remain and I hope that he doesn't leave," Zamparini told the Corriere dello Sport.

"Only one big club have come to me to make an enquiry for him, the others have contacted his agent.

"It is no mystery that he is liked by Milan, Inter, Juventus, Manchester City, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Barcelona. It's a siege.

"Who called me direct? It was one from Milan, Inter and Juventus."

The Argentine sensation is one of the continent's top players and Zamparini has valued him at over €40m.

"Which shirt can I imagine him in? The Barcelona jersey," the Stadio Barbera President responded.

"But let us leave him in peace for now. He has the Italian Cup Final coming up and then the Copa America.

"As far as I am concerned he is not on the market. He has three years left to run on his deal and I am ready to renew that, but if someone offers me a lot of money…"

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