Tottenham Hotspur plot a shock deal for Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Ainsley Maitland-Niles
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Tottenham Hotspur are set to make a cheeky £20m bid for Arsenal utility man Ainsley Maitland-Niles. 

Maitland-Niles - known affectionately by Arsenal fans as 'The Bird Catcher' - has been rumoured to be unsettled at Arsenal for a while, now. After starting as a right-back early in Mikel Arteta's tenure, the Hale End graduate has only featured for the Gunners sporadically since, with questions raised about his work ethic.

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