Wednesday March 6 2013
Balotelli back in Milan training

Mario Balotelli is in a race against time to prove his fitness after he returned to training with Milan on Wednesday.

The January signing from Manchester City missed the 3-0 win over Lazio at the weekend because of a shin complaint.

Super Mario, though, was back in action at Milanello today – just days before Friday evening’s encounter at Genoa.

Milan are desperate to have him back, especially as they’d like to rest Giampaolo Pazzini for the Barcelona Champions League game.

Balotelli can’t appear in Europe for the Diavolo having already played in the competition for City earlier this season.

The 22-year-old has four goals in four Serie A games for the Rossoneri.

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