Wolves could be set to move for Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles, following interest in the player last summer.

A new report from the Mirror today has claimed that Wolves could potentially return for the player, whom they saw a bid turned down for just months ago.

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Maitland-Niles is said to be keen to head out on loan before the transfer window closes, as he wants to ensure he is in the final England squad for the European Championships.

The versatile star has struggled for minutes at the Emirates Stadium this season, with Mikel Arteta keeping the faith with Hector Bellerin at right-back, and preferring the likes of Thomas Partey, Mo Elneny, Granit Xhaka and Dani Ceballos in midfield.

Gareth Southgate has told hopefuls that they need to be playing regularly in order to get selected for the summer tournament.

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The development regarding Maitland-Niles comes after Wolves had made a bid for the player during the last transfer window.

 

Sky Sports claimed that Wolves failed with an offer of around £15 million.

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£350,000-a-week star Maitland-Niles (Spotrac) would be a great addition for Wolves, but the chances of it happening are slim.

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Nuno Espirito Santo has brought back Morgan Gibbs-White, and also has Vitinha and Owen Otasowie as cover for Leander Dendoncker, Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho.

And the manager is also stacked for options at full-back/wing-back.

Perhaps Maitland-Niles to Molineux is something that could happen in the summer.

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