According to David Ornstein Arsenal are in talks with Everton over Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
The Gunners have a plethora of right-back options, and the 24 year old looks likely to depart the Emirates for Goodison Park.
🚨 Everton in talks with Arsenal for a deal to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan with an option to buy. Offer submitted, Arsenal considering internally before responding. Talks ongoing. Versatile 24yo under contract at #AFC until 2023 @TheAthleticUK #EFC https://t.co/Ayw5mmbm7k
— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) August 30, 2021
Maitland-Niles left on loan last season in order to play in his favoured midfield position, and so far this season has made two substitute appearances.
Ainsley has played 123 first team games for Arsenal, scoring three goals.