Football

AC Milan striker Niang will not stay with Montpellier

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Montpellier striker M'Baye Niang does not feature in the club's future plans and will return to parent club AC Milan in the summer, according to club president Louis Nicollin. 

"Extending the loan? That has never been in question," said Nicollin.

Scoring three goals in eight games during his short loan spell, the 19-year-old French striker has not made the impact Nicollin wanted when signing the young prospect. 

"This is not a player for us." added the Montpellier man.

Having struggled to gain a regular place at Milan, Niang was sent out on loan for experience and expectations were high as the six-foot striker was wanted by many clubs last season.  

He will return to Milan and begin pre-season with Clarence Seedorf's side in an attempt to win back a starting place before the new season commences. 

Milan currently have Mario Balotelli, Robinho, Giampaolo Pazzini and loan signing Adel Taarabt occupying the forward positions at the club. 

With rumours that Balotelli could be moving on, Milan will be looking for a star to fill the gap should the Italian international leave. 

Atletico Madrid put more pressure on Milan by dumping them out of the Champions League at the last 16 stage last night with a 5-1 aggregate win. 

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/1a2u3KU

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
AC Milan

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again