Arsenal have confirmed that young midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles has penned a new long-term contract with the club.

Maitland-Niles, who has been handed the number 15 shirt, is able and capable to play as Winger, Midfielder and Full-back.

The 20-year-old has made the breakthrough into the first team in 2014 and the club have now guaranteed the player’s future at the Emirates Stadium.

“Ainsley Maitland-Niles has signed a long-term contract extension with the club,” read a statement on Arsenal’s official website.

“Joining our academy at the age of nine, he enjoyed another successful season, featuring regularly for the first team in 2017/18. He made 28 appearances during the campaign at wing-back or full-back and in midfield.”

Maitland-Niles has played 28 games for Arsenal in all competitions during the 2017-18 season; while he made 38 appearances since he joined the first team in December 2014.

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