A report has revealed three Premier League clubs are in contention to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after he leaves Liverpool at the end of the season.
Oxlade-Chamberlain will become a free agent when his contract expires at the end of June. With just eight Premier League appearances to his name this season, he hasn’t done enough to warrant an extension.
Indeed, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano wrote on Thursday that expects Oxlade-Chamberlain to leave Liverpool on a free transfer this summer, following in the footsteps of Roberto Firmino and probably also of Naby Keita.
It will be a shame for Oxlade-Chamberlain, who initially made a good impression at Anfield, but the inevitable result after several years of injury problems.
The question is, where will he go next? At the age of 29, she still has a few years left in the tank, and his Premier League career may not be over yet.
Now an updateSoccer Insider has revealed that three clubs are already showing interest in Oxlade-Chamberlain before the summer.
According to the report, it could become a target for southampton, Brighton either leicester city.
Of course, Oxlade-Chamberlain began his career at Southampton, so they would be offering him a second stage. However, as it is, they are in danger of being relegated to the Championship, which could affect things.
Indeed, The report warns that they already know their interest would have to end if they lose their Premier League status.
Brighton could have the best chance of luring Oxlade-Chamberlain
Alternatively, the midfielder could end up elsewhere on the south coast with Brighton. They may even be able to offer him European football next season as they are currently seventh in the Premier League and could overtake Liverpool if they avoid defeat in the game at hand.
Such a move would allow Oxlade-Chamberlain to link up with former Liverpool man Adam Lallana.
Curiously,Soccer Insider says Oxlade-Chamberlain is a target that has been approved by Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi. The Italian tactician reportedly believes he would be a useful depth option at Amex Stadium.
After having to endure a role in the Anfield rotation, it will be interesting to see if Oxlade-Chamberlain would demand to be a regular starter at his next club before making any kind of commitment. But Brighton can imagine their chances of signing him anyway.
Meanwhile, Leicester will look over their shoulders as they fight, like Southampton, for Premier League survival. Therefore, Brendan Rodgers’ chances of adding Oxlade-Chamberlain to his team are still in question.
It means Brighton could be on pole position for the former Arsenal man as it stands. But there are still a couple of months to go before Southampton and Leicester try to secure safety, thus cementing their own roles in the race for Oxlade-Chamberlain as well.
During his Liverpool career, the former England international has played in a total of 145 games, scoring 18 goals.
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