"I was convinced by my memories of coming here with Juve. I saw an exceptional atmosphere.
"Nobody needed to persuade me - it's not like I'm going to war. Palermo are one of the six or seven best sides in Italy and I would have been mad to refuse.
"There are no hard feelings at leaving Juventus, even if there is no recognition there. I would celebrate if I scored against them because you can't dwell in the past."