Palermo president Zamparini happy Ranieri, Rossi rejected him

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini is happy they were rejected by Delio Rossi and Claudio Ranieri.

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini is happy they were rejected by Delio Rossi and Claudio Ranieri.

Zamparini sacked Stefano Pioli on September 1 and was rejected by both his former Coach Rossi and new Inter boss Ranieri, so promoted Devis Mangia from the youth team.

“Thank goodness!” he told Telecolor. “It was a huge stroke of luck. As far as Ranieri was concerned, coming to Palermo was a step down. That was almost true of Rossi as well, because he has ambitions of a big club.

“I was about to hire Giuseppe Sannino, so it’ll be a tough game against his Siena on Sunday. Both Coaches are good and this is harder than facing Milan.”

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