Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has spoken of his admiration for this weekend's opponents Napoli.

Zamparini said: "We are on good terms with (sports director) Pasquale Marino and (president) Aurelio De Laurentiis, although sometimes our League positions are different because finances dictate.

"I fear Napoli a great deal, a very strong team that has already found its buoyancy. It will be a game fought with great competition. Walter Gargano, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Marek Hamsik are players of a high level.

"After five draws in a row, I hope for a victory."