Milan swoop for French youngster Niang
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Supporters watch the Italian Serie A match between AC Milan and Sampdoria at the San Siro stadium in Milan on August 26, 2012. AFP photoFrench second-tier club Caen on Tuesday confirmed the sale of 17-year-old striker Mbaye Niang to Italian Serie A giants AC Milan.
The player has signed a three-year deal with the Rossoneri, with the transfer fee remaining undisclosed.
Niang, a French under-21 international, had also been linked with English Premier League clubs Arsenal -- with whom he spent time on trial earlier this summer -- and Everton.
He made his Ligue 1 debut with Caen aged 16 in April, 2011, and went on to make a total of 30 top-flight appearances, scoring five goals.