AC Milan boss Allegri: Matri ideal foil for Balotelli
AC Milan coach Max Allegri says Alessandro Matri will be an ideal strike-partner for Mario Balotelli.
Matri arrived last week from Juventus.
"The next two months are going to be very important, as we have eight Serie A games and a Champions League group phase to get through. The club understood we need options at this time.
"We're not forgetting about Pazzini, who has been a very important player, scoring 15 goals last season. He is a reliable striker who unfortunately had these knee problems and required an operation in May.
"Matri played a crucial role for Juventus and he is the player we were looking for. Balotelli, who is extraordinary, needs someone of Matri's characteristics by his side. They make the perfect partnership."
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