Milan Are Like Barcelona; Manchester City's Mario Balotelli Is Welcome - Massimiliano Allegri

Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri wouldn't mind Mario Balotelli, and compared his side to Barcelona ahead of their Brescia clash...

Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has compared his side with Barcelona, and said he would be pleased to see Mario Balotelli arrive from Manchester City, despite earlier denials from CEO Adriano Galliani.

The Rossoneri clash with Brescia on Saturday night, and are hopeful of maitaining the pace at the top.

Allegri expects some spectacular football - Barcelona style.

"Apart from great quality and technique, Barcelona always gives a simple example of football, and their players work for each other, just like Milan," Allegri told the press.

"Since the season started, and thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Robinho and Kevin-Prince Boateng, we have changed many things, and now we see players working for each other on the pitch."

Some areas of the pitch still need some work though - especially on the transfer front.

"We need a striker, a Milan striker with the characteristics of Filippo Inzaghi," added the coach.

"However, I am happy with what we have. Balotelli? He is a Manchester City striker, but I would certainly not be angry if he came."

Allegri warned his players not to use their high status at the top to become complacent against Brescia.

"We deserve to be top, but now it will be difficult because our destiny is in our hands. We have to maintain the motivation we have to win the Scudetto," he said.

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