It doesn’t matter what is happening in Palermo right now. The Lo Monaco era is over, Perinetti is back. Zamparini’s madness? Maybe. The only thing needing clarification is how this happened.
September 2012: Zamparini wants to place another figure next to Perinetti (next to, not in place of). His choice is Pietro Lo Monaco. Perinetti doesn’t agree and decides to resign. It’s Perinetti’s choice.
January 2013: Lo Monaco creates his own team, sending away almost all the players chosen by Perinetti. Those who remain have only Zamparini to thank (like Arevalo Rios), or makes this choice at his own risk. This is Nicolas Viola’s case, who didn’t accept a loan to Ascoli and has been excluded from senior team. Franco Brienza, knowing that this would’ve happened to him too, is forced to leave.
February 2013: Zamparini sacks Gasperini. Lo Monaco (who has had free reign in these four months and has not been hampered by Zamparini) wants to hire Pasquale Marino. Zamparini decides to make his own choices instead. He hires Alberto Malesani and he doesn’t notify Lo Monaco, who decides to resign at this point. It’s Lo Monaco’s choice. So now Zamparini recalls Perinetti.
Moral of the story: Perinetti wanted to resign. Lo Monaco wanted to resign. Palermo is probably the most unstable team in the world, but both of them went away voluntarily. They haven’t been sacked, they have just been overwhelmed by a president who tried to reduce the power of two bigwigs of Italian football.