Palermo: Baldini, convinced that we can go to Serie A

(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 11 – “I know that Ferran Soriano has said that we will have a quiet, peaceful, transitional championship, but it is not for me, I am like that, I am not interested in the fear that things will go wrong. Palermo are convinced that Palermo can go to Serie A “. Thus the Palermo coach Silvio Baldini has actually opened the new season of the rosanero team which today started the pre-season retreat in the city in view of the next Serie B championship.

“My belief is this – continued Baldini – and I will continue to believe in it as I have done up to now. My faith is so great that I am not afraid of anything. I am ready for this new challenge. at work with the right mind and with great commitment. It won’t be a walk in the park, but in the end it will happen like this year that Palermo will get promotion to Serie A. “

Baldini did not enter into the merits of the transfer market events, referring any question to the sporting director Renzo Castagnini and underlining that the new ownership has made itself available. “Whatever we need – said Baldini – they told us they are there. I am confident that when the championship starts, Palermo will have a competitive squad and we will not be afraid of anything. They tell me that there are competitive teams, cities that have won it. Scudetto. But when I won Serie B with Empoli there were Genoa, Sampdoria, Naples and Cagliari. History is important for the past, but the present says that we need players with hunger, a desire to arrive and to do “. Baldini spent a few words only on the players who have not yet renewed their contract. “For Pelagotti and Odjer, the club made other choices – said the Palermo coach – they were informed that they are free. Floriano, on the other hand, should sign within days. I explained to the owners that despite his age (he will turn 36 years in August, ed) for us it was fundamental and it will be also this season. De Rose at Cesena? He is our captain, he is here and he is happy to be here with us. As long as he stays with us is our point of reference”. (HANDLE).

Source: Ansa

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