Arsenal loanee, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, has admitted he prefers to play in central midfield.
The 23-year-old is at the moment on mortgage at West Brom from Arsenal.
Maitland-Niles was struggling for taking part in time below Arsenal supervisor, Mikel Arteta, earlier this season.
The participant had began simply 5 instances within the Premier League for Arteta’s aspect earlier than he joined West Brom within the January switch window.
The England worldwide has performed in a number of positions since making his breakthrough on the Gunners, however he has been given an opportunity to impress in central midfield below West Ham supervisor, Sam Allardyce.
Nonetheless, Maitland-Niles has now revealed that he’s eager to get extra recreation time in that place as a result of he feels snug within the central midfield.
“Versatility may be optimistic or damaging. It is dependent upon your outlook,” Maitland-Niles stated as quoted by Metro UK forward of West Ham’s conflict with Arsenal on Sunday.
“Generally, you’re caught within the place the place you’re ready for an opportunity, and you’ll play anyplace due to your versatility.
“Generally, you change into the principle participant right away, and it doesn’t have an effect on you. However typically you may be caught out by it. ‘I need to play within the centre of the pitch as a result of I really feel snug there, and there’s plenty of issues I can deliver by taking part in within the center.”
EPL: Arsenal star, Ainsley Maitland-Niles tells Arteta his greatest place