Ainsley Maitland-Niles sends warning to Hector Bellerin ahead of next season

first_img Metro Sport ReporterMonday 18 Mar 2019 12:53 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link29Shares Advertisement Advertisement Bellerin played 19 games this season before getting injured (Picture: Getty)More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘When Hector comes back maybe it’ll be a good challenge for me and him.‘It all depends on how he comes back. Hector is a fantastic player and I wouldn’t want to force anybody out of the team, it’s more about healthy competition with him.’Arsenal’s next fixture is against Newcastle on April 1 before a clash against Everton on April 7.MORE: Arsenal target on-loan Monaco star Gelson Martins in summer transfer moveWill Arsenal finish in the top four this season?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your results Comment Maitland-Niles scored in Arsenal’s recent game against Rennes (Picture: Getty)Ainsley Maitland-Niles insists he’s ready to challenge Hector Bellerin to a starting berth in Arsenal’s team next season when the Spaniard returns from injury.Bellerin was ruled out for the rest of the season in January after he suffered a serious knee injury against Chelsea.With the 23-year-old being forced to the sidelines, Maitland-Niles has come in to fill in at right-back and has put in a string of impressive performances.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHe now remains in the running to take Bellerin’s usual position in the team on a full-time basis once he’s back from injury.ADVERTISEMENTHowever, the Englishman insists he has work to do remain in the team but he’s stated he’s all for the competition for places.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I’m still adapting to [the position] but the manager and coaching staff are helping me a lot at the moment,’ Maitland-Niles told football.london.‘My best qualities are going forward, creating. I’ve spoken to the manager and he seems to think the same as me. Ainsley Maitland-Niles sends warning to Hector Bellerin ahead of next seasonlast_img read more


Tipperary Water to sponsor county championships

first_imgKeith O’Haire , head of non-alcholic beverages at C&C Gleeson believes the deal makes sense from the company’s point of view. The company, which is owned by C&C Gleeson, has signed a three year deal which covers all adult grades, from minor to senior, across both codes.County Board Chairman Michael Bourke described the financial package as ‘very generous’.He also says that Tipperary Water have been consistent supporters of the GAA in the Premier County.last_img read more