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The young striker is ready to make his mark at the Giuseppe Meazza after spells with Parma and Genoa, although he admits that he is at a loss to explain his fitness battles

AC Milan striker Alberto Paloschi is hopeful that injuries will not hamper his chances of making an impact upon his return to the club after three years away with Genoa and Parma.

The 21-year old forward, who scored on his professional debut for Milan back in 2007-08, is one of two major prospects looking to make their mark with the current Serie A champions ; the other being midfielder Stephan El Shaarawy.

"Why so many injuries? In my youth, I never had physical problems but these things happen in football.
I hope this is all behind me now," he told Eurosport.

Paloschi, who has represented Italy at under-21 level, admits that the spells with Genoa and Parma have aided his development and also thanked veteran Milan hitman Filippo Inzaghi for his contribution.

"The experiences with Parma and Genoa helped me a lot," he enthused. "I am young and I always have something to learn. I expect to feel good physically.

"[Filippo] Inzaghi is not just a colleague but a friend. He stood by me in my worst moments. I hope that he will come back and that I can learn a few things from him."

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