Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has put a 40 million-euro price tag on 20-year-old forward Paulo Dybala and said he will be a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.
The Argentine has found the back of the net four times this season, and his stock has been on the rise since contributing to the Rosaneri's 2-0 win over AC Milan at the San Siro.
Zamparini has moved quickly to stress how highly he rates the "jewel" in his side and insisted the next few years will show that his asking...
Manchester City passed up the chance to sign Edinson Cavani from Palermo in 2010 because then-manager Roberto Mancini preferred to buy Mario Balotelli, the Sicilian club have claimed.
Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini says he recommended Cavani to Mancini, who was then in his first summer in charge of City.
However, the Italian -- who hoped to sign the Uruguay international before his sacking in 2013 -- opted instead to bring in Balotelli, who he knew from his time as Inter Milan boss, for 24...
Paulo Dybala scored one penalty and missed another as Palermo dominated a 1-1 Serie A draw with Udinese at the Stadio Renzo Barbera.
The in-form Argentinian striker cancelled out Cyril Thereau's early opener from the spot just before the break and worked hardest in the pursuit of a winning goal for the Sicilians.
Visiting goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis thwarted him at nearly every turn, however, most importantly repelling his second spot-kick in the 53rd minute.
The shared points helped Palermo rise to...