One name which was on his list of discussion was Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
Should Arsenal allow Maitland-Niles to leave this summer?
The midfielder has revealed it may be time to move on from Arsenal this summer if Mikel Arteta is unable to provide him with any guarantees of consistent football.
Discussing where the 23-year-old’s future lies with the Gunners, Jones had the following to say on the matter.
“He knows that if he’s made available, there’s going to be plenty of clubs that will be happy to sign him. Most people I speak to expect him to be made available. To be honest, I think he will be allowed to leave the club.”
TIF Thoughts on Maitland-Niles’ future…
Having experienced regular football with the Baggies, it is apparent the midfielder does not want to return to Arsenal as anything less than a first-team regular.
However, we do not think Maitland-Niles has shown enough in terms of goals and assists to make a strong case for a regular starting place in the Gunners’ midfield.