Tag: Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Ainsley Maitland-Niles plays for Arsenal Football Club. The English midfielder is a product of the Arsenal Academy system, joining the club at age 6. He earns around £35,000-per-week or £1,820,000-per-year. Maitland-Niles wears the number 15 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on August 29, 1997.

West Bromwich Albion v Everton - Premier League - The Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion s Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Thursday March 4, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Sam Allardyce: Ainsley Maitland-Niles only wants to play midfield

Sam Allardyce says central midfield is the only position Ainsley Maitland-Niles really wants to play, despite claims this week to the contrary.
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

What deals are Arsenal trying to complete before the window closes?

The 2021 summer transfer window closes at 11pm on Tuesday, 31 August, and Arsenal still have a bit of business they want to get done.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles warming up ahead of the pre-season friendly against Hibs (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles future finally resolved

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has held clear-the-air talks with Mikel Arteta and, as a result, the 24-year-old will remain at the club.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal lies on the ground as he sets up to defend a free kick during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Report: Ainsley Maitland-Niles will not train with Arsenal first team

Ainsley Maitland-Niles will not train with the Arsenal first team after he made his displeasure at being denied a move to Everton known on social media according to John Cross.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles warming up ahead of the pre-season friendly against Hibs (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Maitland-Niles makes impassioned plea to Arsenal on social media

Arsenal have reportedly had a change of heart over Ainsley Maitland-Niles and turned down a bid from Everton to sign the Hale End graduate and the 24yo has taken to Instagram to plead his case.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles warming up ahead of the pre-season friendly against Hibs (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

David Ornstein confirms late Everton offer for Arsenal midfielder

Everton have submitted a loan offer to Arsenal for Ainsley Maitland-Niles, hoping to sign him with an option to buy before the transfer deadline.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles warming up ahead of the pre-season friendly against Hibs (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Arsenal happy to let 23yo leave, Everton want loan

Arsenal are happy to let Ainsley Maitland-Niles leave this summer and Everton are hoping they can land the 23-year-old on loan.
Newcastle United's Joe Willock celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. Picture date: Saturday April 24, 2021. Copyright: Clive Brunskill

Arsenal set £50m price tag on 2 players up for sale

Arsenal are currently looking for £50m combined to sell Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Joe Willock, according to a report.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles warming up ahead of the pre-season friendly against Hibs (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

3 Premier League clubs interested in Arsenal 23yo per reliable report

Leicester City, Southampton, and Burnley are all interested in Ainsley Maitland-Niles this summer, with the player set to leave Arsenal.

Watford interested in 3 Arsenal academy graduates

Newly-promoted Premier League side Watford are interested in three former Arsenal academy players this summer, according to a report.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles in training with England (Photo via TheFA.com)

2 Premier League clubs set to make moves for Arsenal 23yo next week

Watford and Southampton are both set to make moves to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles from Arsenal next week, according to a report.
West Bromwich Albion v Everton - Premier League - The Hawthorns Everton's Bernard left and West Bromwich Albion's Ainsley Maitland-Niles battle for the ball during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Thursday March 4, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Arsenal 23yo publicly confirms he's ready to leave if things don't change

Ainsley Maitland-Niles wants clarity from Arsenal on his future, admitting he's ready to leave if that's their decision for him.
West Bromwich Albion v Everton - Premier League - The Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion s Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Thursday March 4, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Sam Allardyce warns Arsenal 23yo not to be stubborn

Sam Allardyce has advised Ainsley Maitland-Niles to play wherever the manager picks him, rather than insisting he stays in midfield.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) watches as Arsenal's English midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles takes a throw in during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 16, 2020. (Photo by PETER CZIBORRA / POOL / AFP)

Manchester United interest in Ainsley Maitland-Niles should be wake-up call to Arsenal

Manchester United and Everton are reportedly interested in signing Ainsley Maitland-Niles but they want the 23-year-old to play as a right-back which probably won't please him.
West Bromwich Albion v Everton - Premier League - The Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion s Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Thursday March 4, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Ainsley Maitland-Niles speech inspires win over Chelsea

Ainsley Maitland-Niles was part of the inspiration for West Bromwich Albion's brief turnaround in early April, even if it did come much too late.
Arsenal v Qarabag - UEFA Europa League - Group E - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Ainsley Maitland-Niles (right) and Arsenal s Eddie Nketiah celebrate after the final whistle Copyright: Nigel French

Arsenal to ask £40m for Maitland-Niles and Nketiah

Arsenal reportedly want £20m each for Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Eddie Nketiah as they try to get funds together to help Mikel Arteta fix the first team squad.
West Bromwich Albion v Everton - Premier League - The Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion s Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Thursday March 4, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

3 more clubs join race to sign Arsenal 23-year-old

Three new clubs have joined the race for Ainsley Maitland-Niles this summer, with Arsenal undecided on whether to cash in on him.
West Bromwich Albion v Everton - Premier League - The Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion s Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Thursday March 4, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Allardyce quotes on Maitland-Niles could be trouble for Arsenal

Ainsley Maitland-Niles told Sam Allardyce he wanted to play in midfield before agreeing to his loan move to West Bromwich Albion.
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 01: Matteo Guendouzi of Hertha BSC is challenged by Felix Klaus of VfL Wolfsburg during the Bundesliga match between Hertha BSC and VfL Wolfsburg at Olympiastadion on November 01, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

Homegrown problem ahead with at least 8 Arsenal players for sale

There are at least eight Arsenal players for sale this summer, so who are they all and how could it cause a homegrown problem for Arsenal?
West Bromwich Albion's Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Southampton's Jan Bednarek (left) battle for the ball during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Monday, April 12, 2021. Copyright: Michael Steele

Ainsley Maitland-Niles wins Premier League MOTM award

Ainsley Maitland-Niles won the Man of the Match award for his performance against Southampton on Monday, in a 3-0 win.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) watches as Arsenal's English midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles takes a throw in during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 16, 2020. (Photo by PETER CZIBORRA / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal 23yo decides to leave - Wolves, Leicester City and Southampton interested

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has decided to leave Arsenal this summer and has accepted that any attractive potential buyers will see him as a right-back.
STUTTGART, GERMANY: Matheus Cunha of Hertha BSC is challenged by Konstantinos Mavropanos of VfB Stuttgart during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Hertha BSC at Mercedes-Benz Arena on February 13, 2021. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Arsenal loan watch: Centre-backs catch the eye with starring performances

It was the centre-backs catching the eye in this weekend's Arsenal loan watch, with seven loanees featuring overall.
West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United - Premier League - The Hawthorns Newcastle United's Joe Willock left and West Bromwich Albion's Ainsley Maitland-Niles battle for the ball during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Sunday March 7, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Joe Willock and Ainsley Maitland-Niles battle it out in loan derby

Ainsley Maitland-Niles edged the Hale End derby against Joe Willock on Sunday, but neither will be too pleased with a draw for their loan clubs.
West Bromwich Albion v Everton - Premier League - The Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion s Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Thursday March 4, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

23-year-old says he left Arsenal to avoid ‘rotting away’

Ainsley Maitland-Niles says he wanted the opportunity to go on loan in the January transfer window so he wouldn't rot on the bench.
West Bromwich Albion v Everton - Premier League - The Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion s Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Thursday March 4, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Ashley Cole identifies 23yo Arsenal's man's problem

Ashley Cole believes Ainsley Maitland-Niles' problem at Arsenal is one that might not actually be a problem at all

13 players feature: Arsenal loan watch roundup

13 Arsenal players were in action for their loan clubs this season so let's take a look at how they got on in out Arsenal loan watch roundup
Omar Rekik with Arsenal in training (Photo via Rekik on Instagram)

Arsenal add 4 players to Premier League squad

Arsenal submitted their updated Premier League squad list this week, with a few new additions after the January transfer window.
William Saliba looks on during the French L1 football match between Nice and Bordeaux at the "Allianz Riviera" stadium in Nice, on January 17, 2021. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Saliba, Mavropanos, Kolasinac: Midweek Arsenal loan watch

Five Arsenal loanees featured in midweek but none of them had very much luck with their respective teams.
Charlton Athletic v Portsmouth Sky Bet League 1 Matt Smith of Charlton Athletic during the Sky Bet League 1 match at The Valley, London. Copyright: Ben Peters

Arsenal’s Smith makes debut, 3 other deadline-day loanees miss out

Four of the new Arsenal loanees saw their loan club in action on Tuesday night, but Matt Smith was the only player to make his debut.
Reiss Nelson in a friendly against MK Dons (Photo via Faisal HQ on Twitter)

No option, loan details: Willock at Newcastle, Maitland-Niles at West Brom

Arsenal were working on three loan moves for first-team Hale End graduates on Monday, let's look at the details for how they each turned out.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal in action during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles signs for West Brom after a whirlwind day

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has signed for Sam Allardyce and West Bromwich Albion despite it being claimed Arsenal didn't want him to go there.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles wanted by Southampton LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal looks dejected following his team's defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has West Brom medical

West Bromwich Albion are now back in the race to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan, seemingly leading the race.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles congratulates Emile Smith Rowe on his goal against Rapid Vienna (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Leicester City and Southampton 2 options for Maitland-Niles with obligation to buy on table

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has three options for a loan move on deadline day, one of which could include an obligation to buy.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal lies on the ground as he sets up to defend a free kick during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Ainsley Maitland-Niles options narrow as Leicester make decision

Ainsley Maitland-Niles' loan options appear to be narrowing, with a couple of the leading clubs seemingly now ruled out of the race.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) watches as Arsenal's English midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles takes a throw in during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 16, 2020. (Photo by PETER CZIBORRA / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal want 23yo to go to Southampton as Newcastle make contact

Arsenal are once again open to letting Ainsley Maitland-Niles leave the club with four clubs said to be after his signature this month.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Neco Williams of Liverpool and Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal battle for the ball during the FA Community Shield final between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on August 29, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis/ pool via Getty Images)

West Brom and top-4 side lead race for Arsenal 23yo

West Bromwich Albion and a top-four Premier League side are pushing to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan in the next few days.
Arsenal vs Rapid Vienna, 3rd December, 2020. Ainsley Maitland Niles and Ercan Kara. Photo by Philipp Brem

Arsenal consider January loan for 23-year-old

Arsenal and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are considering a January loan move for the player in the final days of the window, according to a report.
Arsene Wenger (R), manager of Arsenal FC and Mikel Arteta address the media during a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League round of sixteen second leg match against FC Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on March 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany.

13 Arsene Wenger-era players remain at Arsenal

It has been quite the clearout and with Arsenal set to let Mesut Ozil leave for nothing, just who is left from Arsene Wenger's time at the club?
Ainsley Maitland-Niles congratulates Emile Smith Rowe on his goal against Rapid Vienna (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Arsenal fans loved what Maitland-Niles said to Smith Rowe after goal vs Rapid Vienna

Ainsley Maitland-Niles set up Emile Smith Rowe's first goal of the season on Thursday night, and Arsenal fans picked up what he said afterwards.
Arsenal vs Rapid Vienna, 3rd December, 2020. Ainsley Maitland Niles and Ercan Kara. Photo by Philipp Brem

Maitland-Niles emphasises midfield role he can play for Arsenal

On Thursday, both on and off the pitch, Ainsley Maitland-Niles emphasised the midfield role he can play for Arsenal if given the chance.