Former England ahead Gabriel Agbonlahor has claimed Ainsley Maitland-Niles is determined to go away Arsenal in the hunt for common first-team soccer.
The versatile Arsenal full-back was anticipated to be in Mikel Arteta’s plans this season, however has not seen a lot enjoying time. Maitland-Niles’ ability set can enrich a number of prime golf equipment in Europe, however Arsenal, sadly, haven’t given him the chance to shine.
Arteta has seemingly discovered a successful method with out Maitland-Niles and is reluctant to tinker with it
The 24-year-old has solely featured in eight Premier League video games for Arsenal this season, with two of these being begins. His different three appearances have come within the League Cup. He supplied an help in his first home cup match of the season again in August.
A participant of his caliber must play usually to satisfy his potential, and Arsenal are in no place to supply it to him. A transfer within the January switch window appears possible, and Agbonlahor believes the participant will waste no time accepting a suggestion.
Chatting with Football Insider about Maitland-Niles’ attainable transfer, Agbonlahor claimed that the switch would go well with each events.
The previous Aston Villa ace stated:
“He shall be dying to go away Arsenal. He was getting within the England squad at one stage. He needs to play video games, he’s not a type of gamers who’s comfortable at a giant membership and never enjoying, he needs to play soccer.”
“He’s by no means going to get recreation time at Arsenal. He’s a very good participant however he’s not the place Arsenal need to go. It fits each events. You’ve bought an sad participant, go and let him play some soccer.”
Since 2014-15, Maitland-Niles has featured in 132 video games for Arsenal, scoring three objectives and registering eight assists.
AS Roma in pole place to signal Maitland-Niles from Arsenal
Serie A membership AS Roma are believed to be main the race for Maitland-Niles’ signature. The Italian outfit are determined for a full-back and the 24-year-old Arsenal outcast matches the invoice completely.
The deal may undergo in January itself, contemplating the events agree on a mortgage charge over the subsequent few days.
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Arsenal are reportedly including a £12 million compulsory shopping for clause to their contract with Roma. The clause would get activated based mostly on the variety of video games Maitland-Niles performs for the Rome-based outfit.