AC Milan No2 Tassotti admits Pazzini injury concern

AC Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti admits Giampaolo Pazzini is struggling to make their Champions League trip to Barcelona.

AC Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti admits Giampaolo Pazzini is struggling to make their Champions League trip to Barcelona.

Pazzini scored in the 2-0 victory at Genoa on Friday night, but limped off with a heavy knock to his shin and there were even fears of a micro fracture.

“The game turned into a battle and we did well to fight back blow by blow without thinking about Tuesday,” Tassotti told Milan Channel.

“There is a while to go before the Barcelona game, so we will see what conditions Pazzini and Philippe Mexes are in.

“If Pazzini isn’t fit, then it would be a problem. He was in great shape and scoring important goals. There are other players, but it’s better to have everyone at your disposal to make the best choice.”

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