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Wednesday February 20 2013
Mexes needs to perform against Barca

Philippe Mexes will be a key man for Milan in tonight’s Champions League game against Barcelona, says Paolo Rossi.

The 1982 World Cup winner believes that the centre-back, who will be playing alongside Cristian Zapata, needs to be at his very best.

“Mexes is someone with notable qualities, he’s a very talented player,” the former striker told Sky Sport Italia.

“In terms of quality, if he was a bit more consistent in his performances, then there would be few players like him around.

“The problem is that he sometimes gets lost – and he can’t afford to do that in the game against Barcelona.”

The French international, 30, has appeared in four Champions League games for the Diavolo so far this term.

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