Maitland-Niles will travel to check with Roma

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Ainsley Maitland-Niles will travel to check with Roma in Italy to take the final step in his loan from Arsenal

BBC British media reported that Arsenal agreed to release. Maitland-Niles has joined Roma on loan for the second half of the season. And the 24-year-old midfielder will travel to Italy for a medical examination. Maitland-Niles The opportunity from head coach Mikel Arteta has made just 11 appearances this season and has started just two Premier League games, giving the England midfielder his desire to leave. And the opportunity to play in Serie A is undeniable.

However, moving to Roma, under coach Jose Mourinho, is likely to make him. easier to adapt Because there are two English players, Chris Smalling and Tammy Abraham, as well as former Arsenal team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Previously, Everton wanted to grab it. Maitland-Niles Last summer, but Arteta wanted to keep it more active this season.

Maitland-Niles would then return to Arsenal in the summer, when he would have one year remaining on his current contract.

The Gunners, however, rejected approaches from the Toffees and the England international stayed put.

Arsenal have accepted Roma’s offer now, though, and Maitland-Niles will link up with Jose Mourinho in Italy as he looks to kickstart his career.