Tuesday July 24 2012
Yanga-Mbiwa asks for Milan move

Milan target Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has begged Montpellier to let him go. “There are offers you cannot say no to.”

The defender has been pin-pointed as the heir to Thiago Silva and Alessandro Nesta in the centre of the Rossoneri back line, but Montpellier insisted the €5m would have to be ‘tripled’ in order to get a look-in.

“Now I am here, but it is a question mark because you can never know. There are offers you cannot say no to,” the 23-year-old told France Football.

“For example, if a club arrived with a project that suits me and offers €7-8m, what can you say when faced with a proposal like that?

“In any case, Montpellier have always been fair with me, so I will behave well and create no problems.”

The fact remains there is only one year left on Yanga-Mbiwa’s contract with the Ligue 1 winners.

There are reports Milan could raise their offer to around €10m in order to snap up the former Under-21 France international.

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