Sport Mazzarri keen for permanent Niang deal

13:20  21 april  2017
13:20  21 april  2017 Source:   Goal.com

Villa youngster Mason set for Doncaster move

  Villa youngster Mason set for Doncaster move Doncaster Rovers are closing in on the permanent singing of Aston Villa youngster Niall Mason. The 20-year-old defender has had an excellent campaign, helping the Rovers gain promotion back to League One, and could now be set for a permanent move. With 37 appearances for the side this season, he is a key member of the Doncaster squad and has played well both in midfield and defence. Mason’s versatility with be crucial as the Rovers hope to follow their promotion with a successful spell in League One next year, and with promotion already clinched, Doncaster boss Darren Ferguson wants to push on and clinch the title this season. Unable to break into the senior side at Villa Park, Mason left for Doncaster on a temporary basis and has decided that he needs first team opportunities, prompting him to make the move permanent. The terms of the deal are not yet known, but Ferguson seems confident that there will be no problem closing the deal. The chief told BBC Radio Sheffield in an interview: “With Niall, we are very, very close to doing something and I think that will be done.

Watford loanee M’Baye Niang has revealed that he wants a ‘long-term stay’ at Vicarage Road following a fine start to life in the Premier League. Both Watford and manager Walter Mazzarri are keen to strike a permanent deal in the summer, with the Italian manager saying he…

Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri is eager to keep Tom Cleverley at Vicarage Road beyond the The Hornets signed Cleverley on loan from Everton in January with a view to a permanent transfer Cleverley was one of three January arrivals at Watford along with M'Baye Niang and Mauro Zarate

M'Baye Niang: Watford striker M'Baye Niang © Provided by Goal Watford striker M'Baye Niang

Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri is keen to sign on-loan striker M'Baye Niang on a permanent transfer, but the Italian conceded the deal is not straightforward.

Niang has scored just two Premier League goals for the club, but he has been ever-present since signing for Watford on loan from Serie A side AC Milan in January.

Mazzarri previously said Niang is like a son to him and the coach remains interested in a permanent move for the 22-year-old.

"Yes, I want him here," Mazzarri said. "If he plays anyway near as well as he has in the last two matches, I'd like him to say.

"There are other things to consider; the club, who listen to my opinion and what AC Milan want to do.

"There are many factors to consider."

Mazzarri urges champion mentality .
Watford boss Walter Mazzarri is demanding his players think like they are playing a Champions League final when they face Liverpool. The Hornets host Liverpool on Monday night, live on Sky Sports 1 HD, in the relative safety of mid-table having reached the 40-point barrier which has traditionally proved enough to avoid the drop.Mazzarri, though, has no intentions of allowing his squad to relax with upcoming fixtures against Everton and Manchester City."I am not looking at other people's problems with the table. I am only interested in my team," Mazzarri said.

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