After his agency announced the completion of the transfer, various club-connected journalists confirmed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool is a done deal for £35 million. The England international will undergo a a medical tonight before completing a transfer to Merseyside’s finest.
The 24-year-old was set for a move to Chelsea after Arsenal accepted £40 million bid from a fierce city rival. However, Oxlade-Chamberlain turned down a move to Chelsea over understandable fears over his playing position and natural desire to link up with Jürgen Klopp.
Arsenal were reluctant to do business with Liverpool, but Oxlade-Chamberlain will become the fifth signing of the summer after Dominic Solanke, Andrew Robertson, Mohamed Salah, and the unique Naby Keïta. Negotiations were conducted swiftly with hopefully more players to come between now and tomorrow’s transfer deadline at 11PM BST/ 6PM EST.