He said: "We are still waiting for news on Palacio, as this is a great champion we're talking about here. Those who arrive at Genoa must adapt and realise they are all on the same level.
"I thank President Enrico Preziosi for his hard work and how well he spoke of my Coaching methods.
"It is the latest show of respect and admiration after the very important gesture of renewing my contract.
"We need to gain strength from these events and prove ourselves all over again."