Tag: Ainsley Maitland-Niles
Ainsley Maitland-Niles insists that he wants to surpass any player he's compared to - even Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira.
Sead Kolasinac could return to the team against Crystal Palace on Saturday, after Arsene Wenger revealed Ainsley Maitland-Niles might miss out with illness.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has worked his way up to the Arsenal first team, but it wasn't always plain sailing.
Arsene Wenger has suggested that he will not sign anyone to replace Francis Coquelin, and will give the chance to Ainsley Maitland-Niles instead.
If Arsenal sell Mathieu Debuchy this month, will the Gunners need to sign a replacement before the window closes?
Now that we've reached the end of 2017, we're taking a look back at the top-three standout Arsenal youth prospects of the year.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has explained why he seems so calm when he plays, even though he gets nervous just like everyone else.
The official UEFA website picked their 50 young players to watch in 2018, and not one of them plays for Arsenal.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles needs a chance in midfield, but may be needed at full back more on Sunday.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles was very impressive against Chelsea on Wednesday night, catching the eyes of fans, pundits and his own manager with his performance.
Arsène Wenger admitted he expects Arsenal to be busy with loans this January. But which players could the Gunners give temporary moves away to?
Arsenal sold Kieran Gibbs to West Bromwich Albion this summer. But with the current situation at left-back, should the Gunners have kept him?
Arsène Wenger explains that Ainsley Maitland-Niles was selected for his pace and recovery runs against Liverpool, which could put him in line for another start against Crystal Palace.
Arsene Wenger has defended Arsenal's record for playing academy graduates, and says he wants to keep giving young players a chance.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has become the first-choice left-back, if Arsene Wenger's rotation policy is anything to go by, and fans believe he could be used on Friday against Liverpool.
Arsene Wenger has been very impressed with Ainsley Maitland-Niles' introduction to the first-team.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has worked his way up to the Arsenal first team, but it wasn't always plain sailing.
Hector Bellerin feels that Ainsley Maitland-Niles is taking his chances in the Arsenal first team.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has played everywhere in defence and midfield, but where will end up in the future?
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has thanked Arsenal fans for their support after the win against Newcastle, and believes there's a lot more to come from the team.
Despite having significantly less game time than the likes of Sead Kolasinac and Hector Bellerin this season, Ainsley Maitland-Niles has still managed to put in more successful crosses than both.
Danny Murphy was impressed by youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who made his first Premier League start for Arsenal against West Ham on Wednesday.
Arsenal are likely to rotate heavily for their match against BATE Borisov on Thursday, with Southampton to come at the weekend. Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott will start.
Arsenal welcome Huddersfield to the Emirates on Wednesday, but Arsene Wenger may have a selection headache with one eye on Saturday's meeting with Manchester United.
Arsene Wenger was happy with the contributions of Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Reiss Nelson against Cologne.
Arsene Wenger wants to see a strong performance from his second choice eleven against Cologne, and won't accept anything less.
Arsenal travel to the RheinEnergieStadion to face German side FC Köln in the Europa League, knowing a draw will ensure of their place in the last-32 as group-winners.
Nine Arsenal players have been called up for their countries for their upcoming international matches.
It's probably not everyday that you get to nutmeg Arsene Wenger in training.
Arsene Wenger has hinted that he could drop Granit Xhaka in favour of Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
Arsène Wenger says his squad have the capability to go further in the League Cup this year than in previous seasons.
Matt Le Tissier thinks Arsenal fans would rather see youngsters like Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock given a chance in the league over the likes of Granit Xhaka and Mesut Özil.
Joe Willock, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Reiss Nelson all look set to feature in Arsenal's Europa League match on Thursday, after the trio trained with the first-team.
Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson and versatile midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles look set to play against Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League on Thursday evening.
Arsenal u23s continue their season against Sunderland on Monday night.
Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles was given the captain's armband on his debut for the England u21 side against Andorra.
In total, twelve Arsenal first-team players have been called up to represent their countries over the international break.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has been called up to the England u21 squad.
Now that the September matches have drawn to a close, we're taking a look back at the month and what we can learn from it.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles continued his steady rise from the academy to the first team with his fourth appearance of the season on Thursday. Ahead of the game he talked about how it's all going for him.
Arsène Wenger says that young players need to take their chances when given first-team football for Arsenal, ahead of tonight's Europa League meeting with BATE Borisov.
Arsenal have taken a number of youngsters to Belarus for tonight's European encounter with BATE Borisov, with Arsene Wenger rotating the side ahead of a fixture pile-up.
Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on Ainsley Maitland-Niles ahead of Arsenal's Europa League clash against BATE Borisov on Thursday night and revealed where he thinks the 20-year-old plays best.
Seven youngsters seem set to travel to Belarus to feature in Arsenal's Europa League match against BATE Borisov on Thursday.
Reiss Nelson, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Josh Dasilva all featured for Arsenal against Doncaster Rovers on Wednesday so how excited should we be about this latest crop of youngsters judging by their performances?
After Arsenal's first League Cup match of the season against Doncaster Rovers, we're looking at whether the Gunners really do have such a good record bringing through youth.
Arsène Wenger claims that his current set of young players are among some of the best he's had in his 21 years at Arsenal.
Arsène Wenger revealed defender Calum Chambers and Jack Wilshere will feature in Wednesday's Carabao Cup clash with Doncaster Rovers.
Alexis Sanchez made a point to shake the hands of all of the youth players involved in first-team training as he arrived at London Colney.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has said that Sead Kolasinac is a nightmare to play against.
Arsene Wenger’s half time adjustment proved the difference as a stuttering Arsenal overturned a first half deficit en route to a 3-1 win over a Cologne team who were lacking the enthusiasm of their supporters.
Alexis Sanchez has been named in Arsenal's Europa League squad for this season, along with 41 other players.
Arsenal U23s take on Manchester City U23s at the Emirates Stadium tonight in the Premier League 2.
Jack Wilshere made his long-awaited return after a leg break, but it was overshadowed as Reiss Nelson stole the headlines.
Francis Coquelin and Ainsley Maitland-Niles helped launch new football programme by youth homeless charity Centrepoint.
Francis Coquelin has talked about the benefits of community work as Arsenal launched a new scheme for the homeless.
Although it's only pre-season, it's still nice to beat any team 5-2.
Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock have continued to train with Arsenal's first team ahead of the Emirates Cup this weekend.
This summer, with most fans pre-occupied by the excitement and fear surrounding the comings and goings of established first teamers, it’s easy to forget those players who are trying to create a foothold for themselves at the top level.
Apart from the fact that Arsenal need to go back to the drawing board on a number of issues ahead of the new season, what else did we learn from the Gunners' 3-0 pre-season loss against Chelsea?
Arsenal goalkeepers Petr Cech and Emi Martinez both shone in Wednesday's win over Bayern Munich.
Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles has been promoted to the first-team ahead of the new season.
One of the more exciting parts of pre-season every year, for me at least, is seeing youth players get a chance to show what they can do against senior sides.
Arsenal have kicked off their pre-season tour with a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo.
Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.
It was another mixed evening for Arsenal players on international duty yesterday. How did they fare?
Ainsley Maitland-Niles is aiming to make history after helping the England U20s reach the World Cup final.
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Reiss Nelson and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are two Arsenal youth players who will be joining the first team next season.
Three players featured for their respective countries on international duty, representing Arsenal.
Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles started and completed the full 90 minutes as England u20s beat Italy 3-1 to reach this year's World Cup final.
With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.
Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.
Midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles is a doubt ahead of England’s Toulon Tournament opener tonight, having picked up an ankle injury in Friday’s U20 World Cup victory over South Korea.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles started but played just under 30 minutes of England u20s' 1-0 win over South Korea in their FIFA u20 World Cup group stage fixture.
Arsenal are usually applauded for giving their younger players a chance but this season there's only been one team worse at it: Chelsea.
With the FIFA U20 World Cup approaching, England's U-20 head coach Paul Simpson announced his squad selection to travel to South Korea and Ainsley Maitland-Niles is the only Arsenal player featured in the squad.
Alexis Sanchez, Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud, Mohamed Elneny, David Ospina, Joel Campbell and Ainsley Maitland-Niles have all been in action for the respective countries.
Carl Jenkinson's stoppage-time strike rescued a hard-earned point for Arsenal u23s during a 3-3 draw against Manchester City at the Emirates.
Per Mertesacker and Mathieu Debuchy have returned to full training with Arsenal.
With news that Carl Jenkinson is expected to leave the club in the coming days, as well as uncertainty over Mathieu Debuchy's future at Arsenal, this article assesses the Gunners' options at right-back.
Squad rotation was always likely with Arsenal's FA Cup clash away against Championship opposition, and Ainsley Maitland-Niles made his third start for the senior side this season after impressing in previous fixtures.
With the likes of Alex Iwobi breaking into the first team and Chuba Akpom on the fringes, who else should we look out for in 2017?
2016 has been a memorable year for Arsenal's youth teams but who have been the real standouts?
Reiss Nelson, Ben Sheaf, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Ainsley Maitland-Niles all trained with the Arsenal first team on Friday as the team gets ready to face West Brom on Boxing Day.
Having dug deep to see off Bournemouth's challenge on Sunday afternoon, Arsenal will be hoping for back-to-back victories when they host Southampton with a spot in the Capital One Cup semi-finals up for grabs.
Ben Sheaf recently spoke to the Arsenal matchday programme
Ainsley Maitland-Niles revealed that he's full of confidence after coming off the pitch following Arsenal's 2-0 win against Reading in the EFL Cup.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles was rewarded after an encouraging display in the previous round against Nottingham Forest with a further starting berth, this time alongside Mohamed Elneny in central midfield as Arsenal hosted Reading in their EFL Cup tie.
Ainsley Maitlaind-Niles is set to start for Arsenal against Reading in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night according to Jeorge Bird.
Gedion Zelalem is pleased with his on pitch partnership with Ainsley Maitland-Niles this season and revealed that the youth team try to emulate the senior squad during their matches.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has revealed how Mesut Ozil is his role model at Arsenal, the club he's supported his entire life.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles provided a brilliant assist for the England u20s on Monday against USA's u20s.
Jeff Reine-Adelaide was handed a start in Arsenal’s League Cup side as they thrashed Nottingham Forest 4-0 on Tuesday night while Granit Xhaka delivered another thunderba**ard for the second game in a row.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles scored for England's u20s against Brazil to draw his come country level.
Ipswich Town want to take Ainsley Maitland-Niles back on loan ahead of the transfer window closing on Wednesday.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has set his sights on cracking the Arsenal first team after a loan spell with Ipswich last season.
Arsenal u23s got their new season off to a poor start, losing 2-0 to Reading on Friday night.
Gabriel has returned to training after missing out on the US tour with tonsillitis because he’s six.
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy is keen to extend Ainsley Maitland-Niles' loan spell with the Tractor Boys, according to reports.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles' loan spell at Ipswich started off promisingly but petered off towards the end.
Young Arsenal winger Ainsley Maitland-Niles has often found himself in the news for the wrong reasons but has still done enough to impress Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy this season.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles' mother is back in the press for all the wrong reasons once again.
Only two Arsenal loanees played this weekend. Let's see how they got on. Jon Toral Toral played another 75 minutes for Birmingham City in their 1-1 draw...
It was a disappointing weekend for Arsenal but, at least, a little more of a mixed bag for our loanees. Five of our on-loan players played...
Ainsley Maitland-Niles grabbed an assist and conceded a late penalty as Ipswich drew 2-2 at Bolton on Tuesday night. The Arsenal youngster lofted in a...
Arsenal players will received a mixed reception after the weekend, but there is one hero. Yaya Sanogo isn't currently at the club but proved his...
It was a miserable Tuesday evening for Arsenal, but that didn't quite extend to the Championship. There was much better fortune for Brazilian winger Wellington...
Only four Arsenal loanees were included in Saturday's fixtures. Unfortunately, Serge Gnabry, Yaya Sanogo, Chuba Akpom and Stefan O'Connor were all left out of their...
Tuesday night saw some FA Cup replays take place, and some Arsenal loanees discovered their fates moving on with the competition. Lining up for Bolton...
For Arsenal's loanees, the weekend began on Friday evening. A number of players out on loan are injured so didn't feature on Saturday, while Wojciech...
Arsenal had three players in Championship action on Saturday, but all were left disappointed by disappointing results. While the first team were beating Sunderland in...
After completing a loan move to York City on Friday, Stefan O'Connor made his debut for the League 2 side on Saturday afternoon. Five other Arsenal...
Some of Arsenal's young loanees are on international duty over the next week or so, as they step up their development. Throughout a series of...
Five of Arsenal's young players were involved in the Championship on Saturday, with some mixed fortunes. Emiliano Martinez (Wolves), Jon Toral (Birmingham City), Chuba Akpom and...
Another successful weekend for Arsenal, and the loanees didn't do too bad either. Three Arsenal youngsters started for three Championship clubs, picking up seven points and...
As Arsenal were securing a famous victory against Bayern Munich, on-loan goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny wasn't having quite as much joy against another German opponent. Szczesny's...
Arsenal loanees had a miserable return to club duty in the Championship on Saturday following a tough international break, but Chuba Akpom can be...
Teenage winger Ainsley Maitland-Niles played the full 90 minutes on Saturday as England u19s won a tricky away game in Finland. As if the match...
England u19s started their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with a win on Thursday, with the help of some talents from Arsenal. Daniel Crowley, currently on...
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has been named as Ipswich's Player of the Month for September. The award, which was voted on for the fans, comes after a...
Teenage Arsenal winger Ainsley Maitland-Niles continued his impressive spell at Ipswich Town with a man of the match performance on Friday night. The 18-year-old has...
Ainsley Maitland-Niles earned a penalty and won Man of the Match for Ipswich Town against Birmingham on Friday in what ended as a 1-1...
Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott has encouraged young English players to go down into the Football League to gain first team experience. Arsenal have...
England's u19s prevailed with an enthralling 3-2 victory over Germany, capped off by an excellent strike from one of Arsenal's brightest youth prospects. Ainsley-Maitland Niles,...
Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles scored a dramatic winner from range as England u19s won 3-2 against Germany. With just over an hour gone England led...
Maitland-Niles picks up first yellow card for Ipswich.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Tafari Moore have been called up to the England u19 side by manager Aidy Boothroyd. The young Lions will play Germany and...
Arsenal have sent a number of youth players out on loan over the course of the summer, but Saturday proved incredibly frustrating for our...
Watch Maitland-Niles' pre-assist and assist v Burnley.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles tweets about the Ipswich match against Burnley.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles applauded off the pitch by Ipswich fans.
Ipswich boss sings Maitland-Niles' praises.
by Lee Hurley Ainsley Maitland-Niles got on the scoresheet again for Ipswich Town as they defeated Cambridge United 3-2 on Tuesday night. Joining on a season-long...
by Mosope Ominiyi Ainsley Maitland-Niles has completed a season-long loan deal to join up with Ipswich Town, who currently play their trade in the Sky...
by Nia Griffiths 17-year-old Ainsley Maitland-Niles looks set to be going out on loan to Championship side Ipswich Town next season. The midfielder, who featured three...
by Lewis Ambrose It looks like a loan move for Ainsley Maitland-Niles is getting closer, after Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy revealed he would be...
by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles is reportedly close to agreeing a loan move to Ipswich Town. The switch to the Championship side would see...
Arsene Wenger has reassured Ainsley Maitland-Niles that the incident with his mother at the training ground will not impact his future at the club. Mamma...