Both players have shone for the Sicilians this season.
"In the summer we confirmed our important players, the two had their contracts renewed," he told reporters today.
"We sent out an important signal of the assessment and consideration that the club has of these two men, even before they are players.
"We intend to hold on to them for a long time. Besides, there are still two months until January so it is early to be talking about the transfer market."