West Brom are one of many teams keen on Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, based on a report.
It has lately emerged that Maitland-Niles is trying to leave Arsenal on loan for the remainder of the season. He has made 11 Premier League appearances thus far this season, however solely 5 of these have been starters.
Together with his place within the England squad for Euro 2020 at risk, he could be open to enjoying elsewhere for the rest of the season.
Maitland-Niles was a target for Wolves in the summertime switch window. The Mirror urged they may nonetheless have an interest.
Nevertheless, one other Midlands membership seems to have moved extra strongly. Based on The Athletic, West Brom has a go at it for the 23-year-old player.
Sam Allardyce is on the lookout for reinforcements that may assist their combat against rejection. They’re at present seven points of security.
Maitland-Niles is close to the top of their want listing, the report claims. Nevertheless, the Athletic warns that Arsenal are reluctant to send it to the Hawthorns.
Arsenal are conscious that collaborating in a relegation battle wouldn’t be ideally suited for Maitland-Niles. What’s extra, West Brom performs a really totally different type of football.
The England five-cap international continues to be seen as having a long-term future at Emirates Stadium. Subsequently, any subsequent step should comply with their technique for its growth.
With that in thoughts, Arsenal might even send Maitland-Niles to a direct opponent if it will additional profit his progress.
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The report from The Athletic provides that an nameless membership at present within the top 4 within the Premier League has additionally proven curiosity. That may imply both Manchester City, Manchester United, Leicester or Liverpool.
It’s claimed that Arsenal could be extra inclined to send Maitland-Niles to a membership of that level, though they’re additionally competing for a European place.
Arteta nervous about Maitland-Niles
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has admitted they’re on the lookout for an answer for Maitland-Niles. That would nonetheless be the Emirates, although.
Requested about his place, he stated: “Sure, it’s a concern when international football can also be concerned and the chance to succeed in that chance.
“I perceive that Ainsley needs extra minutes and what he must do is combat, practice and challenge his fellow players and present us that he could be one in all our starters.”
Both means, the academy graduate scholar clearly must discover a option to get on the sector extra.
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