ATLETICO MADRID are reportedly trying to signal Ainsley Maitland-Miles on mortgage from Arsenal.
Atletico Madrid are lining up a January swoop for Arsenal star Ainsley Maitland-NilesCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
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The England worldwide, 30, has been a mainstay within the Atletico aspect presently prime of LaLiga with two video games in hand.
However Trippier is now set to overlook 11 home matches, in addition to the primary leg of the upcoming Champions League last-16 conflict with Chelsea.
And Simeone is eager to make sure he has sufficient cowl at right-back till Trippier, who has been linked with Manchester United, returns in March.
It’s believed his most popular selection is flexible Arsenal ace Maitland-Niles, who has joined Trippier in Gareth Southgate’s current England squads.
The midfielder-turned-defender, 23, has made 17 appearances below Mikel Arteta this season.
However a lot of these video games have come from the bench.
And Atletico consider Maitland-Niles could be tempted by a transfer to Spain with the chance of profitable a title.
Certainly, Arsenal got here near promoting the ace to Wolves final summer time earlier than a change of coronary heart.
They’re effectively stocked within the wing-back and midfield positions too.
And with a brand new inventive midfielder on the agenda, Arteta could possibly be open to a deal.
Maitland-Niles has been at Arsenal since 2003 and has made 117 appearances, with an additional 32 approaching mortgage throughout a season at Ipswich City.
He made his England debut in September in opposition to Denmark and has 5 full caps to his identify.
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