€40m winger: 'Liverpool the only club for me'

Posted September 11, 2017

The England worldwide completed a £35 million move to Anfield on transfer deadline day and he has been quick to talk up his desire to work with Jurgen Klopp after linking up with the Reds, following six years in north London.

Martin Keown has insisted that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has no more excuses following his move to Anfield and has identified two Liverpool players in risk of making way for him.

Oxlade-Chamberlain got first hand of experience of the quality of the current Liverpool side as he was part of the sorry Arsenal team that lost 4-0 at Anfield before the worldwide break.

Klopp says that the Chester-born attacker is "not only a good football player" but also "a very good and smart person", adding: "What we have to give him is education, training and opportunity to play".

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That's the beauty of this Liverpool team: you can be one of four attacking positions, everywhere except striker, and have that attacking-midfielder influence.

Schwarzer, though, thinks Oxlade-Chamberlain made the right decision turning down the chance to sign for the Premier League champions.

"When you sign for a big club like Arsenal, an fantastic club, you don't really envisage yourself leaving".

However, despite many pundits questioning the move, former England captain Pearce told The Debate the Reds are the ideal team for the player.

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It's also worth noting how the Ox talked about new boss Jurgen Klopp.

'He also need to bring something to the table in order to get better, it's not only the manager'.

"Even in the games, you sit there before the games and even in players' minds they have no clarity".

Oxlade-Chamberlain came on immediately after half time to make his debut during his side's 5-0 loss to Manchester City on Saturday.

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'That's unless he plays out of position but I thought he went to Liverpool to play in central midfield, no? "Obviously working and playing with Alex at England level I see the qualities that he has".