Friday April 12 2013
Niang puts Milan above goals

M’Baye Niang won’t be too concerned if he again fails to find the target for Milan in the game against Napoli this weekend.

The 18-year-old joined the Diavolo in the summer from Caen, but he has yet to score in his 15 League appearances for the giants.

“If I play, I hope I’ll score,” he told Milan Channel.  

“If I score against Napoli then that’ll be great, but the important thing is to help the team. The goals will come after that.”

Sunday’s tie is a must-win for the Rossoneri seeing as they are currently third in the standings, four points behind the Azzurri.

“We hope to play a good game against Napoli to put the Fiorentina result behind us,” he said after they only drew 2-2 in Florence after going 2-0 up. “We can’t make those mistakes again.”

Forward Niang is expected to play seeing as Mario Balotelli is suspended for the San Siro showdown.

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