Brighton are targeting Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain… but a deal for the Liverpool midfielder hinges on whether his club will let him leave for FREE this month
- Brighton have registered an interest in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
- But any deal depends on whether Liverpool will let him leave for free this month
- The former England international’s contract expires at the end of the season
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is interesting Brighton but any deal could hinge on whether Liverpool are prepared to let the midfielder leave for nothing this month.
As Sportsmail reported, Oxlade-Chamberlain will leave Anfield, although it remains to be seen whether he departs at the end of the season when his contract expires or if Liverpool are open to letting him leave before this month’s transfer deadline.
Brighton are among the teams monitoring the 29-year-old having sold Leandro Trossard to Arsenal last week.
Brighton have registered an interest in signing Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Other Premier League clubs have also shown an interest in making a January move for Oxlade-Chamberlain – but any deal is likely to depend on whether Liverpool are open to letting the player leave on a free transfer.
The former Arsenal star’s suitors know that they will be able to sign him without paying a fee at the end of the season and are hesitant to pay any money to secure his services this month.
However, a deal for the 29-year-old will depend on when Liverpool will let him leave for free
Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to leave Jurgen Klopp’s side in the summer when his deal expires
Oxlade-Chamberlain has featured regularly for Jurgen Klopp’s side since the end of the World Cup, scoring his first goal of the season in the 3-1 loss at Brentford.
But moving forward his chances will be severely limited with, fitness permitting, Mohamed Salah, Luiz Diaz, Cody Gakpo and Diogo Jota all appearing to be ahead of him in wide attacking areas.
Equally, his opportunities in central midfield would also likely to be few and far between with Jordan Henderson, Thiago, Fabinho, Naby Keita and Harvey Elliott all preferred by Klopp.
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