Arsenal head to the Etihad on Sunday to take on Manchester City, but will have to do without
Maitland-Niles played at right back against Cardiff City in the absence of Hector Bellerin, whilst
21-year-old Maitland-Niles, who didn't make the matchday squad last time out against the Bluebirds, was also missing when the Arsenal team boarded the bus according to reports from Manchester Evening News.
Further reports suggest that Henrikh Mkhitaryan
The 25-year-old joined Arsenal on a season-long loan from Barcelona with the Gunners having the option to purchase the Spaniard at the end of the campaign.
Laurent Koscielny has also handed the Gunners a timely fitness boost with the skipper back in training. The France international was forced to sit out the 2-1 victory over Cardiff on Tuesday following a heavy blow to the face during the clash againsy Manchester United.
Arsenal look to go level with Chelsea on points in fourth position in the Premier League, whilst Manchester City will be eager to leapfrog Tottenham and climb back into second in Sunday's intriguing game.
Source : 90min