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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Turns Down £40m Chelsea Move

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Turns Down £40m Chelsea Move

by | 30th August 2017
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has turned down a move to Chelsea after the Premier League clubs agreed a £40m fee.

 

He believes the Blues intend to use him at wing-back, a position he rejects for his primary reason for wanting out of Arsenal is to play in central midfield.

 

The 24-year-old England international would rather move to Liverpool, a deal the Anfield club are interested in.

 

Should a move not transpire before Thursday’s transfer deadline, Oxlade-Chamberlain will see out the final year of his contract before potentially leaving on a free transfer next summer.

 

Oxlade-Chamberlain has started every game for the Gunners so far this season, including Sunday’s 4-0 defeat at Liverpool, when he was substituted.

 

He has made 198 appearances for Arsenal since joining them from Southampton in August 2011.