Tuesday August 7 2012
Yanga-Mbiwa maintains Milan hope

Montpellier full-back Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is still hopeful that his club can come to an agreement with Milan for his transfer.

The 23-year-old has been the subject of recent interest from the Rossoneri, but in light of the Italians’ failure to agree a deal, the France Under-21 man’s move appears to have collapsed.

However, it has not stopped the player from maintaining hope that something can be agreed before the close of the summer market.

“I know there is interest from Milan and it cannot but make me happy,” the player told this week.

“Milan are a great team, one of the best in the world. It is normal for them to face resistence from Montpellier, I am their captain and the team’s symbol.

“But I hope that they can find a deal, Milan is a great team, how do you say no?

“Would I renew my contract with Montpellier instead? That is possible too, just as it is not.

“Definitely to play for Milan would be a great opportunity, so we are waiting. But, I won’t rule out a renewal of the contract. Let’s see…”