Tag: Southampton

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Southampton in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton FC at Vitality Stadium on October 19, 2022 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Video: Maitland-Niles scores another “ice cold” penalty

Ainsley Maitland-Niles scored another typical penalty for Southampton on Wednesday, helping them win their League Cup shootout.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Dwight McNeil of Everton is put under pressure by Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Juan Larios of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Everton FC at Friends Provident St. Mary's Stadium on October 01, 2022. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles urges new teammates to be braver

Arsenal loanee Ainsley Maitland-Niles thinks Southampton need to be braver after their draw against West Ham United this weekend.
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)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles excluded from squad, manager explains why

Ainsley Maitland-Niles was left out of Southampton's squad to face Aston Villa on Friday, with Ralph Hasenhuttl explaining that the Arsenal loanee isn't ready.
Southampton's English midfielder Theo Walcott celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on November 23, 2020. (Photo by ANDREW BOYERS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Reading held talks with Premier League former Gunner over summer deal

Reading held talks with Theo Walcott over a summer transfer, with the former Gunner seemingly falling out of favour with Southampton.
Eddie Nketiah and Ainsley Maitland-Niles in pre-season training (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Ainsley-Maitland joins Southampton on loan, contract extension reported

Ainsley Maitland-Niles will spend next season on loan with Southampton after extending his Arsenal contract.
Eddie Nketiah and Ainsley Maitland-Niles in pre-season training (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles close to Arsenal contract extension and Southampton loan

Ainsley Maitland-Niles looks like he will spend next season on loan with Southampton but only after extending his Arsenal contract.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles warming up ahead of the pre-season friendly against Hibs (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

2 Premier League clubs want Arsenal signing before deadline

Southampton and AFC Bournemouth are the two clubs leading the race for Ainsley Maitland-Niles going into the final days of the transfer window.
Eddie Nketiah and Ainsley Maitland-Niles in pre-season training (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Southampton push to sign Arsenal man on loan with buy option

Southampton are pushing to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan with an option to buy, with Arsenal set to activate an option to extend in...
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 07: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal battles for possession with Juraj Kucka of Watford FC during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on November 07, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

4 Premier League clubs interested in signing Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Southampton are also in the mix to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the final week of the transfer window, the fourth Premier League club to show an interest.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND: Kyle Walker-Peters of Southampton in action during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Southampton at American Express Community Stadium on April 24, 2022. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Ornstein confirms Southampton 25yo on Arsenal shortlist

Arsenal have Southampton's Kyle Walker-Peters on their shortlist of possible targets if they opt to make a right-back signing.
Montpellier's English forward Stephy Mavididi (L) fights for the ball with Rennes' French midfielder Jonas Martin (R) during the French L1 football match between Stade Rennais Football Club and Montpellier Herault SC, at The Roazhon Park Stadium in Rennes, north-western France on November 20, 2021. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP via Getty Images)

4 Premier League clubs chase Arsenal academy graduate

Four Premier League clubs and Marseille are in the mix for former Arsenal academy striker Stephy Mavididi this summer, according to a report.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND: Tino Livramento of Southampton leaves the field after receiving medical treatment during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Southampton at American Express Community Stadium on April 24, 2022. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal target suffers ACL injury – summer move is off

Arsenal had been monitoring Tino Livramento for a potential summer move, but his ACL injury has put an end to the prospect.
Southampton's English midfielder Nathan Tella (C) takes a shot past Leeds United's Spanish defender Diego Llorente (R) during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Southampton at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on February 23, 2021. (Photo by LAURENCE GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal midfielder embarrassed club did not offer new deal

Nathan Tella admits it was embarrassing for him when he found out Arsenal wouldn't be offering him a professional contract.
Southampton striker Armando Broja (R) vies with Arsenal defenders Takehiro Tomiyasu (L) and Ben White (C) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 11, 2021. (Photo by STEVE BARDENS / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal monitor Chelsea striker for summer move

Adding to a growing list of potential summer centre-forward targets, Arsenal are now monitoring Armando Broja of Chelsea.
Thierry Small via Southampton

Thierry Small opts for Southampton over Arsenal

Thierry Small has opted to leave Everton to join Southampton rather than Arsenal or any of the other sides interested in him.
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.
Josh Doig of Hibernian during the Scottish Premiership match between Aberdeen and Hibernian at Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland on 12 May 2021. Copyright: Stephen Dobson

Arsenal now likely to miss out on 2 summer targets

Arsenal moves for Ryan Bertrand and Josh Doig as potential backups to Kieran Tierney both appear to be unlikely at this stage.
Everton v Southampton - Premier League - Goodison Park Everton's Abdoulaye Doucoure and Southampton's Ryan Bertrand during the Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Picture date: Monday, March 1, 2021. Copyright: Clive Brunskill

Arsenal to lose transfer target to Leicester City: Deal in final stages

Arsenal look set to miss out on Ryan Bertrand, with Leicester City reportedly in the final stages of completing his signing on a free transfer.
Southampton's Ryan Bertrand left and West Bromwich Albion's Matt Phillips battle for the ball during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Picture date: Monday, April 12, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Arsenal to make 1st formal offer for Ryan Bertrand

Arsenal will make their first official written offer for Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand in the next few days, according to a report.
Everton v Southampton - Premier League - Goodison Park Everton's Abdoulaye Doucoure and Southampton's Ryan Bertrand during the Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Picture date: Monday, March 1, 2021. Copyright: Clive Brunskill

Arsenal receive boost in race for free agent signing

Arsenal are stepping up their interest in free agent Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand ahead of the summer transfer window.

Arsenal want Ryan Bertrand on free transfer

Arsenal are one of four clubs competing to sign Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand on a free transfer after a breakdown in contract talks.
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

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.
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.
Southampton's English midfielder Nathan Tella (C) takes a shot past Leeds United's Spanish defender Diego Llorente (R) during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Southampton at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on February 23, 2021. (Photo by LAURENCE GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal academy winger makes full Premier League debut for Southampton

Former Arsenal academy winger Nathan Tella made his first Premier League start for Southampton against Leeds United on Tuesday.
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.

Arsenal looking at 2 left-backs with expiring contracts

Arsenal are looking at Ryan Bertrand and Tyrick Mitchell as potential cover for Kieran Tierney, though the deals are more likely to go through in the summer.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 05: Theo Walcott of Everton looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Everton and Preston North End at Goodison Park on September 05, 2020 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Theo Walcott close to Southampton return

Theo Walcott got his first few league minutes for Everton at the weekend but the former Arsenal man is close to a move back to Southampton.
Folarin Balogun (Photo via Instagram / FolarinBalogun67)

Southampton and Brentford join race for highly-rated Arsenal talent set for summer exit

Southampton and Brentford are reportedly in the race for Arsenal academy striker Folarin Balogun, who looks likely to leave the club this summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Cedric of Southampton arrives at the ground ahead of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton FC at Selhurst Park on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

How much is this 'free' agent actually costing Arsenal?

Cedric Soares has yet to feature for Arsenal despite signing on loan in January but the club have already confirmed he will become a permanent player for the club on a 'long-term' deal, so how much will he cost?
Arsenal's English striker Eddie Nketiah celebrates after he scores the team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Mike Hewitt / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal ensure Premier League survival with Southampton win

Arsenal picked up all three points at the home of the side with the worst home record in the league, thus ensuring they are able to play Premier League football next season.
PERTH, SCOTLAND - MARCH 01: Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster looks on during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between St Johnstone and Celtic at McDiarmid Park on March 01, 2020 in Perth, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

32yo becomes Arsenal and Chelsea target after impressing at Celtic

Arsenal and Chelsea are said to be considering a move for Southampton's Fraser Forster after the keeper impressed on loan with Celtic.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Arsenal unveil new signing Cedric Soares at London Colney on January 30, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Southampton didn’t understand Arsenal move for Soares

Southampton could hardly believe the late Arsenal approach for Cedric Soares, as they expected him to leave for free in the summer.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Arsenal unveil new signing Cedric Soares at London Colney on January 30, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

New Arsenal signing admits he almost joined a few years ago

Cedric Soares joined Arsenal from Southampton this morning, on an initial loan deal until the end of the season.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Cedric of Southampton celebrates during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at St Mary's Stadium on January 18, 2020, in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

"It's better to go": Southampton boss gives transfer update on Arsenal target

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl says the club will let Cedric Soares leave this month, amid strong links with a move to Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Cedric of Southampton arrives at the ground ahead of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton FC at Selhurst Park on January 21, 2020, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal aiming to complete second loan signing today: The details

Arsenal are trying to complete the loan signing of Cedric Soares from Southampton today, with the option to make it permanent in the summer.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Cedric of Southampton celebrates during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at St Mary's Stadium on January 18, 2020, in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

David Ornstein confirms Arsenal closing in on second loan signing

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.