It seems like Milan are in serious need of some money and Watford’s Italian connections are doing some work.
Because for some reason, M’Baye Niang is swapping the top half of Serie A to the bottom half of the Premier League.
According to Sky Milan is close to an agreement with Watford for M'Baye Niang to the EPL. The two clubs are now awaiting Niang to say yes.— AC Milan - NewsFlash (@ACMilanSydney) January 25, 2017
Milan-Watford agreement on #Niang, one million for the loan and 16 millions for redemption.— AC Milan - NewsFlash (@ACMilanSydney) January 25, 2017
All that is needed is the ok by the player.
The deal will be an initial loan deal to the Hornets who occupy the 14th position in the Premier League table this season. Niang, who is valued at around €14 million will be initially leaving on a paid loan of €1 million. In total, if Niang is purchased at the end of his loan contract, then Milan will be making a pretty profit.
M’Baye Niang hasn’t performed horrificly this season, but he could be playing a lot better. A return of 3 goals and 3 assists in 18 appearances doesn’t paint a good picture of the youngster.
It is clear that Milan need to shift players in order to buy players and despite the loan signing of Deulofeu (a right-winger), they are now a left-winger down.