The Daily Mail says Maitland-Niles knows he has to be playing regularly if he is to remain in the England fold for the forthcoming international matches.
With that in mind, the Arsenal academy graduate is ready to contemplate the heartbreaking decision of leaving north London to enhance his international chances.
Wolves, who have already had a £15million offer for Maitland-Niles rejected, are understood to be preparing an improved bid.
Maitland-Niles has a strong emotional attachment to the Gunners, who he joined as a six-year-old.
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