Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini expects to appoint Siena sports director Giorgio Perinetti as new football chief at the end of the season.

Perinetti has been linked with a Sicilian switch and Rosanero President Maurizio Zamparini has admitted that his arrival is likely.

"There is a 99 per cent chance that Perinetti will be our new sporting director," he told RGS.