- Ainsley Maitland-Niles has committed his future to Arsenal after signing a contract extension with the club
- The 20-year-old broke into the Gunners squad in December 2016 against Galatasaray in a Champions League clash
- He joined the Emirates Stadium outfit at the age of nine and he has enjoyed some good level of success at the club
England youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles has signed a long-term contract extension with his Premier League side Arsenal.
The 20-year-old has enjoyed a tremendous success at the Emirates Stadium outfit since he joined them at the age of nine.
He made 28 appearances for the Gunners in Arsene Wenger’s last season playing as a wing-back or full-back and in midfield.
Maitland-Niles became the second youngest player to have made Arsenal’s main team in December 2014 at the age of just 17 and 102 days. He came in from the bench in his side’s game against Galatasaray.
The youngster went ahead to make his Premier League debut four days later against Newcastle United just four days later.
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He was sent on loan to Ipswich Town in the 2015/16 season, and he made 30 appearances for the Championship side, scoring twice and winning the club’s Player of the Month award in his first month at Portman Road.
Ainsley was a key part of the England U-20 team that won the FIFA U-20 World Cup in June 2017, the first time the Young Lions have ever lifted the trophy.
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Meanwhile, Arsenal have revealed that the 20-year-old will wear Number 15 shirt next season.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Jule Niles, the mother of Arsenal youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles has cried out bitterly that she is currently living in frustration and pains and her son has refused to help her.
She is presently sleeping in freezing 10 feet square metal storage crate, while her son who earns £30,000-a-week at Arsenal lives in luxury £700,000 flat.
Jule said she began living in the box three months ago after her relationship broke down with Ainsley, 20, who is rated at £15 million.
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