Southampton transfer news: Ainsley Maitland-Niles signed from Arsenal on loan plus Man City duo

Ainsley Maitland-Niles
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has been with Arsenal considering the fact that the age of six

Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles has joined Southampton on loan for the relaxation of the season.

Southampton also signed two gamers from Manchester City on deadline working day, bringing in kids Samuel Edozie and Juan Larios.

Maitland-Niles, 25, put in the next 50 % of very last season on loan at Roma.

“Ainsley is at a good stage in his profession, with a great deal of experience already,” Saints supervisor Ralph Hasenhuttl stated.

“But he is also however a player with possible and he is a person who can undoubtedly support us.

“I assume he matches nicely with us and can create his match even additional all through his time right here.

“He can also perform in different positions, which is generally a excellent matter. I am happy to welcome him as portion of our squad.”

Maitland-Niles, who can also perform in defence, produced 12 appearances for Roma last season, winning the Europa Meeting League soon after becoming a member of in January.

He signed his initially specialist contract with Arsenal as a 17-year-old – 11 years following becoming a member of the club.

He started off Arsenal’s FA Cup ultimate victory over Chelsea in 2020, profitable five England caps that 12 months.

Saints indicator Gentleman City duo

Southampton have also signed midfielder Edozie and attacking full-again Larios from Gentleman Metropolis on long term contracts.

Edozie, a 19-calendar year-old England youth intercontinental, joins Saints on a 5-year agreement in a deal worthy of up to £10m, even though 18-year-outdated Larios, who joined City from Barcelona in 2020, moves for £6m.

Both of those deals involve buy-back again and sell-on clauses.

Southampton have signed four gamers from Man Metropolis this summer season, with Gavin Bazunu and Romeo Lavia relocating earlier in the window.

Leaving Southampton on deadline day was right back again Yan Lavery, who joined Ligue 1 club Angers on a everlasting deal.

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