With less than 12 months remaining on his current deal, Arsenal have decided to cash in on Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Chelsea agreed a deal with the Gunners for the 24-year-old, who would have been an uprgrade on Victor Moses, but the former Southampton man rejected the move as he did not want to be used as a wing-back.
Liverpool have now swooped in, giving Oxlade-Chamberlain the chance to compete for a place in Jurgen Klopp’s midfield.
And this clip from after Arsenal’s FA Cup triumph over Chelsea last season shows the player has always had his heart set on a central midfield role, with one Liverpool legend a particular inspiration.
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A rare Newcastle positive.
Seven are currently playing in the PL.
Ronaldinho would have been proud.
Would he fit into such a strong side?
More footballers should follow his lead.
We really wish we went on this England trip.
Ryan Garry suffered some incredibly bad luck.
Football is more than just a game.
And we thought the West Ham list was bad…
Chelsea really enjoy the January window.