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TEN FACTS ABOUT MAITLAND-NILES

2 July 2015

Ainsley Maitland-Niles moves to Portman Road on season-long loan deal from Premier League Gunners

Ainsley Maitland Niles has Town on loan from Arsenal, here are 10 facts to give you some background into the latest recruit.

  • Made his Champions League debut against Galatasary.
  • Is the second youngest player to appear for Arsenal in the Champions League.
  • Can play anywhere across the midfield but prefers to be classed as a winger
  • Has scored for England at U18 level.
  • Made his Premier League debut against Newcastle last season.
  • Joined Arsenal’s academy at the age of nine.
  • Scored three goals on the way to helping Arsenal to the semi- finals of last seasons FA Youth Cup.
  • Wears the number 70 shirt for the Gunners.
  • Signed his first professional deal in October 2014.
  • Scored twice in his first season at uner-21 level for the Gunners.

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