Frenchman had been expected to move to Montpellier next season after being made surplus to requirements by the Rossoneri.
Both Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal have been given hope in their efforts to sign highly rated young AC Milan front man M’Baye Niang at the end of the season, according to reports in the Sun.
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The former France Under-21 international moved to Ligue 1 side Montpellier on a six-month loan deal in the recent January transfer window after struggling to establish himself at the Serie A giants, particularly after new Rossoneri head coach Clarence Seedorf took charge at San Siro.
And as a result, the Dutchman decided to offload Niang at the turn of the year at at time when the Gunners were also understood to be interested in signing the Frenchman too, with head coach Arsene Wenger having been desperate to bring a new striker to the Emirates.
However, after it emerged that Montpellier were unwilling to fork out the £6m needed to but the massive forward on a permanent basis come the end of this campaign, both Arsenal and Spurs may now compete themselves to win the player’s signature when the summer transfer window reopens for business at the start of July.