Maitland-Niles Linked With Loan Move To Atletico Madrid 


Laliga giants Atletico Madrid are reportedly looking to sign Ainsley Maitland-Miles on loan from Arsenal.

According to the Mail Diego Simeone wants a new right-back next month after Kieran Trippier was handed a ten-week ban for breaching betting rules.

The 30-year-old has been a mainstay in the Atletico side currently top of LaLiga with two games in hand.

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But Trippier is now set to miss 11 domestic matches, as well as the first leg of the upcoming Champions League last-16 clash with Chelsea.

And Simeone is keen to ensure he has adequate cover at right-back until Trippier, who has been linked with Manchester United, returns in March.

It’s believed his preferred choice is versatile Arsenal ace Maitland-Niles, who has joined Trippier in Gareth Southgate’s recent England squads.

The midfielder-turned-defender, 23, has made 17 appearances under Mikel…

Source: Complete Sports