AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato is determined to be fit for the derby against Inter Milan.

Inter are just two points behind the League leaders and can overtake their rivals with a win.

Interviewed by Vanity Fair, Pato said: "I still have a little problem with the left ankle, but I think and I want it to be in place for the derby.

"It's too important," he added. "Last year was a bad year from an injuries point of view. But now, thanks to God, it's all in place."

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