Rumours suggesting Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool was a done deal have yet to materialise but have instead continued to hint at the possibility of a move.
A difficult season for Arsenal and the uncertain future of manager Arsene Wenger has seemingly triggered the England star to consider his future at the London club, thereby potentially opening the door for Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool.
The midfielder is tempted to quit Arsenal in favour of a move to Anfield where he will have the chance to play in his favoured central midfield position, according to the Telegraph’s Chris Bascombe.
£25 million is believed to be the fee that the Reds will be required to pay to bring the 23-year-old to Merseyside, which be well within the club’s capabilities given the record transfer budget Liverpool’s Fenway Sports Group owners are set to hand Klopp.
Though there have been doubts over whether he is worth the money, Oxlade-Chamberlain promises a versatility and explosiveness that is sure to attract Klopp. A starting position is by no means promised but there is the feeling Liverpool could be the environment to unlock the full potential of a man with undeniable talent.
The arrival of the former Southampton man would give Klopp another dynamic midfield option at his disposal and one with the pace and power to drive the swift transition from defence to attack that he desires.
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