8 Potential Transfers That Will Shape Premier League Title Race

8. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain To Liverpool

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There is a crisis unfolding at Arsenal. Two defeats in their first three games, including rolling over against Liverpool on Sunday, has apparently convinced several of their best players that their futures are elsewhere.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is one of those who is planning his escape route, having rejected a new contract to stay at the Emirates Stadium, which would see him earn in excess of £100,000 a week, to trigger a battle for his signature between Chelsea and Liverpool, according to The Telegraph.

The Premier League champions appeared to be in pole position, having had a £40m bid accepted for the England midfielder, though the player didn't seem keen on the move on the basis he'd be employed as a wing-back. A move to Anfield now seems the most likely outcome.

The acquisition of Oxlade-Chamberlain would give the club that signs him a very talented squad player for the long season ahead, and land another blow to Arsenal’s title hopes. That is if they are even considered contenders.


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