Lyon confirm the signing of Maitland-Niles

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Olympique Lyon confirms signing Ainsley Maitsland-Niles has already joined the army with a long-term contract of 4 years

Maitsland-Niles Is a product of Arsenal ‘s academy , but left the Arsenal team after the contract expires this summer

He was released to Southampton on loan last season. with a total of 27 matches on the field. Including all items but could not help the Saints escape from relegation

Moving to play in France made Maitland-Niles. This ended a 20-year career in England where he made 132 appearances for Arsenal. ยูฟ่าเบท

Olympique Lyonnais have signed midfielder Ainsley Maitsland-Niles on a four-year contract until 2027, the Ligue 1 club said on Monday, after his contract with Arsenal expired in June.

The 25-year-old, who made over 130 appearances for boyhood club Arsenal in all competitions, will join up with former team mate Alexandre Lacazette in France.

Maitland-Niles struggled for game time at the Gunners in the 2021-22 season before going on loan to AS Roma and Southampton.

The 25-year-old versatile player, who signed for Lyon, said after signing for Lyon: “If someone had told me at the age of six that one day I would move to Lyon, I would have done it. I wouldn’t have thought of it. I had to seize the opportunity.

“The position I like to play the most? I hope to prove myself in midfield. But I am ready to work in every area of ​​the pitch to help the team.”

Maitland-Niles Made five appearances for England, he was previously loaned out to AS Roma in the winter of 2022.