AC Milan legend Maldini: Too much pressure on Man City youngster Balotelli

AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini feels there's too much expectation on the shoulders of Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli.

AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini feels there's too much expectation on the shoulders of Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli.

Balotelli is expected to start for Italy tonight against World Cup qualifying opponents Denmark.

"On Balotelli there is incredible attention, and I do not believe it has helped him," said Maldini.

"For Italy, there are young players who are being dragged down by the pressure."

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