Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly considering a shock move for Arsenal star Ainsley Maitland-Niles, reports say.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is impressed by his ability to play in a number of different positions, amid interest from Crystal Palace, Fulham and West Ham.
Despite his young age, the former England U21 international has already made a hundred appearances for the Gunners, and played 20 Premier League games last term, supplying two assists, making 2.4 tackles per game, averaging 1.4 interceptions, and completing 1.6 clearances on average (via WhoScored).
He is highly rated by Arteta but seems destined to depart from his boyhood club in the summer.
Arsenal are demanding £30m for Maitland-Niles, but they may have to settle for less, given the current circumstances.
Whether the Gunners will want to sell the talented youngster to their arch-rivals remains to be seen, as it could fuel resentment from a fanbase who are still furious with the decision to make 55 redundancies while offering former Chelsea player Willian a contract worth £250,000-a-week.
With that being said, it could be a masterstroke from Daniel Levy if he manages to sign Maitland-Niles, as the versatile player could turn out to be a shrewd signing in the future.
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