AC Milan chief Adriano Galliani admits they're likely to be understrength for their Champions League clash with Barcelona.

Galliani confirms "it will be very difficult" for Mario Balotelli and Christian Abbiati to face Barcelona.

"I have total faith in Professor Enrico Castellacci, so if Italy allowed him to play then they must've been convinced he was fit," Galliani told Sky Sport Italia.

"From what our staff tell us, it will be very difficult for Balotelli and Abbiati to recover in time for Barcelona on Tuesday.

"People say we have multiple muscular injuries, but that's not true. Only Balotelli and Abbiati are muscular, but most others were fractures and knee operations."

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