Friday January 3 2014
Pazzini working to be fit

Giampaolo Pazzini has revealed his joy after returning from a knee injury that has kept him out for seven months.

The striker came on in Milan’s derby loss to Inter before Christmas having been out since May following a knee operation.

The forward though, is in buoyant mood going into 2014.

“I didn’t think too much when I came on in the derby,” he told Milan Channel. “Despite the result, I was very happy to play.

“Getting on to the field and playing with my teammaes after seven months was a great joy.

“Obviously I am not at the top of my game, but I feel good. I am lagging behind in terms of physical fitness, so I need to keep on working.

“I want to return to my best as soon as possible.”

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