Milan’s Balotelli has surgery, set for another month off

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Mario Balotelli‘s loan to AC Milan continues to hit roadblocks, this time to the tune of a month off the pitch.

The 25-year-old striker has made just three appearances for Milan, and hasn’t played since late September.

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Balotelli will miss four weeks, according to the AC Milan site. He appeared to find a bit of his form back in Italy, scoring a free kick goal against Udinese before recording five shots against Genoa. Then came the injury.

Last season, Balotelli played 28 times for Liverpool, scoring four times. He also appeared thrice for Italy, nabbing a goal.