Whilst the 22-year-old Ligue 1 attacker has only recently been reported as a Grifone target, the club have been working to secure a deal for Niang for sometime but are having difficulties bringing the 18-year-old to the Luigi Ferraris.
According to reports by Tuttosport the Rossoblu are now hoping that Milan would provide some financial assistance to ensure that the young striker can gain some much needed Serie A experience at Genoa.
However, any generosity from the Rossoneri could lead to influential Genoa midfielder Juraj Kucka moving in the opposite direction after being strongly linked with a move to the seven time European champions.
If a deal can still not be agreed between the two clubs then the Grifone will move for Saivet who scored eight times in 34 league appearances last term and helped Bordeaux win the French Cup.
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