The Sun says Maitland-Niles has been a hit on loan at West Brom, who would love to take him permanently but would struggle to afford it.
Striker Nketiah is stuck on the fringes and may find a new striker coming in ahead of him in the summer.
But his valuation is also sky high and that has made his suitors think twice.
The Gunners want £20m each for the pair.
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