General
Ainsley Maitland-Niles
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Personal information
Full name Ainsley Maitland-Niles
Date of birth 29 August 1997 (1997-08-29) (age 23)
Place of birth    Goodmayes, Flag of England England
Playing position Right-back defender / Central midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of England West Bromwich Albion
(on loan from Arsenal)
Number 15
Youth clubs
2003–2014 Flag of England Arsenal
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2014–
2015–2016
2021–
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Flag of EnglandIpswich Town (loan)
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National team
2014
2014–2015
2015–2016
2016–2017
2017–2018
2020–
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Flag of England England U18
Flag of England England U19
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Flag of England England U21
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Ainsley Cory Maitland-Niles (born 29 August 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays for West Bromwich Albion, on loan from Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team. Mainly playing as a right-back or central midfielder, Maitland-Niles can also be deployed as a left wing-back.

Career

Maitland-Niles is a product of Arsenal's Hale End Academy having joined the club at the age of 6. Maitland-Niles made the step up to Arsenal U21 during the 2013-14 season, having broken into the U18 set up the season before. He signed his first professional contract with Arsenal on 24 October 2014.

On 9 December 2014, Maitland-Niles made his professional debut at the age of 17 years and 102 days in a UEFA Champions League match against Galatasaray, replacing Aaron Ramsey at half time In doing so he became the second youngest player to have represented Arsenal in the Champions League, behind Jack Wilshere. Four days later, he made his Premier League debut, replacing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in added time in a 4–1 win against Newcastle United.

International

Maitland-Niles has represented England from under-17 to under-21 level.

External links

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West Bromwich Albion F.C. squad - 2020–21

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