M’Baye Niang is a surprising target for West Ham going into the summer window. The AC Milan forward is said to be available for a season-long loan once again, having spent last season with Montpellier.

But in addition to West Ham’s reported interest, it was an odd choice for Milan to sign the French youngster when they did.

Niang can cut a frustrated figure at the best of times, and naturally he’ll leave supporters wanting much more from his performances. It’s difficult to see where he’d improve West Ham next season if they do tie up this loan deal.

But while the club will be keen to add to the signing of Mauro Zarate, who offers a lot more promise than Niang, the club have also been linked with a host a veterans in the Premier league.

Here’s SIX players who could follow Niang to West Ham…

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