Panucci set to leave Palermo as sports chief

Christian Panucci's role as sports director of Palermo appears short-lived.

Christian Panucci's role as sports director of Palermo appears short-lived.

The former AS Roma and Real Madrid fullback has already packed his bags and left Sicily for Rome. An announcement from Palermo is expected soon.

Tuttomercatoweb.com says the main reason for the fallout is confusion over Panucci's control of football matters and his influence on coaching and team selection.

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