Giampaolo Pazzini will be sidelined for eight to ten days after a muscle injury.
AC Milan got off to a winning start in front of new boss Clarence Seedorf with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Spezia at the San Siro to move into the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup on Wednesday.
Brazilian Kaka made his long-awaited return for injury-ravaged Milan in a hard-fought 1-0 win over Udinese which came courtesy of Valter Birsa`s first-half strike at the San Siro on Saturday.
AC Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini has stressed the need for the Italian football club to win trophies.
AC Milan have revealed that the striker will be out of action until at least the Autumn after undergoing an operation on a knee injury.
AC Milan maintained their fine form ahead of their Champions League showdown with Barcelona by strengthening their grip on third place in Serie A.
Massimiliano Allegri`s men struggled long periods at San Siro but still claimed three important points thanks to efforts from Bojan Krkic and Giampaolo Pazzini.
The Manchester City striker has indicated to his representatives that he is ready to leave the Etihad Stadium, with the Italian giants finalising their plan to recruit the forward.
A Giampaolo Pazzini hat-trick was eventually enough for AC Milan to see off an Alessandro Diamanti-inspired Bologna at the Stadio Renato Dall`Ara.
AC Milan have confirmed that they have completed the signing of Giampaolo Pazzini from Inter, in exchange for Antonio Cassano.
Inter Milan started the new year in much the same fashion as it ended 2011, with a 5-0 victory over Parma in Serie A on Saturday.
Italy booked a ticket to the Euro 2012 finals when substitute Giampaolo Pazzini struck a late goal to secure a 1-0 win over a stubborn Slovenia side.
Inter Milan needed new signing Giampaolo Pazzini`s inspiration to mount a second-half comeback and beat Palermo 3-2.
Italy coach Marcello Lippi rewarded in-form forward Giampaolo Pazzini by recalling him in a 25-man squad for this month`s friendlies with Netherlands and Sweden.
Day in Pics: 22nd December
Showbiz World - December 22, 2014
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