Palermo forward Paulo Dybala says he would swim to Barcelona were the Catalan club to come in for him this summer.
Dybala, 21, is set to leave Palermo in July despite having two years left to run on his contract.
Club president Maurizio Zamparini said bad influences were leading him astray, which is why he plans on cashing in on a player he values at 40 million euros, and whom he said will turn out to be better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
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Palermo stretched their unbeaten run at home to 10 Serie A matches with a goalless draw against Empoli on Sunday afternoon.
The Sicilian outfit, who have not lost at the Renzo Barbera stadium since September, had the best chance of the game in the 11th minute when Franco Vazquez's right-footed volley hit the crossbar with Empoli goalkeeper Luigi Sepe already beaten.
Palermo, who had previously failed to keep a clean sheet since January 6, climbed to 10th in the standings.
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Paulo Dybala will be playing in the Premier League or for Paris Saint-Germain next season, according to Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini.
Dybala, 21, has scored 12 goals in Serie A this season and is tipped for a bright future in the game with Arsenal and Manchester United reportedly interested in signing him.
Zamparini claimed earlier this month that the Argentine is being enticed away from Sicily by "bad influences" and that the pair no longer speak. Indeed, talking to reporters outside Palermo's...
Antonio Candreva struck the winner 12 minutes from time at the Stadio Olimpico as Lazio came from behind to beat Palermo on Sunday and maintain their push for Champions League football next season.
Lazio captain Stefano Mauri cancelled out Paulo Dybala's opener in the 33rd minute before Candreva put the Romans ahead in the 78th minute to hand the Biancoceleste their second straight triumph.
Palermo ended the game with just 10 men after Edgar Barreto was sent off for a double booking with seconds remaining.