Chelsea and Arsenal agree a fee in the region of £35m for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is on his way to Chelsea after the two clubs reached an agreement over his fee.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
28th August 2017

article:28th August 2017

Chelsea have agreed a fee with Arsenal to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the transfer window closes on Thursday.

The deal is expected to be worth £35 million and appears imminent after Chelsea fended off Liverpool in the race for the 24-year-old’s signature.


Liverpool can still make a late swoop for the player with personal terms yet to be agree with Chelsea but will have to move swiftly.

Oxlade-Chamberlain rejected a new contract at Arsenal worth £180,000-a-week, leading the club to agree to a sale with his current deal running out next summer.

 

Rather than lose him for free next year, the Gunners are now resigned to cashing in on the England international.


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