M'Baye Niang’s agent claims Milan forward has options

AC Milan's M'baye Niang gestures.REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

West Ham United, Everton and Leicester City are reportedly interested in signing M'Baye Niang from AC Milan in the summer transfer window.

AC Milan's M'baye Niang gestures.REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

The agent of M'Baye Niang has told Footmercato.com that the AC Milan forward has the chance to move to England in the summer transfer window.

Premier League trio West Ham United, Everton and Leicester City are all interested in signing Niang, according to The Guardian.

“Talk of formal offers for him is premature,” agent Moussa N’Diaye told Footmercato.com, as translated by Football Italia. “There is interest, but no actual proposals yet. As happens in every transfer session, he is linked with many clubs.

“His potential emerged after the experience on loan at Genoa. His style of football is very interesting. There are several options, including in England and Germany, but no rush.”

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Niang has been on the books of Milan since 2012 and has a contract with the Italian giants until June 2019, according to Transfermarkt.co.uk.

The 21-year-old, who can play as a winger or as a forward, scored five goals and created 14 chances in 15 Serie A appearances for the Rossoneri last season.

The youngster had a pass accuracy of 74% and a shot accuracy of 47%, and won 19 headers, 27 dribbles and 13 tackles.

Napoli's Jorginho (R) in action against M'Baye Niang of AC Milan.

Niang may not be prolific yet, but he is genuinely talented and has huge potential.

The Frenchman needs to be shown confidence and has to get playing time, and perhaps moving to the Premier League this summer would be good for him.

West Ham, Everton and Leicester are all ambitious clubs, and Niang would benefit from playing in a very competitive environment.

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