Taarabt is on-loan at Milan from QPR.
"Taarabt seems to me to have changed the inventiveness that was there before," Rossi told Sky Sport Italia.
"He is a different player to the others. At Milan in midfield they are very similar, good at handling, but with no-one to change the pace.
"So, he takes away the burden of responsibility to do that from Balotelli, not every game can be determined by Balotelli."
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