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Ainsley Maitland-Niles: My ideal position at Arsenal...

Ainsley Maitland-Niles sees his future at Arsenal on the wing.

The Gunners and England have high hopes for Three Lions' U21 prospect.

"I'd like to be a winger," Maitland-Niles told Sky Sports. "I feel comfortable there and I've been playing there this season.

"I was a striker growing up. Thierry Henry was the perfect role model at the time.

"Then everybody started growing but I was still a bit short. As I was still quick, direct and could run at players they thought they would put me on the wing. So up until the age of 16 I was a winger."

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