Siena striker Massimo Maccarone is excited about his imminent move to Palermo.

The 30-year-old striker was at Palermo's training ground yesterday for a medical and is expected to join the Rosanero later this week.

"I am happy to be here," he said. "I have still not signed the contract.

"I am happy because I wanted to come to Palermo at all costs.

"This is a great place and the Europa League is a very important window."