Antonio Cassano has joined AC Milan overweight and out of shape.

Gazzetta dello Sport says the former Sampdoria striker is 2.5kg overweight and will undergo a specialist training regime over the next month.

The player has brought in his trusted fitness coach Agostino Tibaudi to help speed up the process.

Milan coach Max Allegri intends to give him 30 minutes in a friendly against Al-Ahli on January 2.

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