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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Chelsea ready to splash £25M on Arsenal star

Chamberlain has just one year left in his Arsenal contract and has been unable to agree on an extension with the club.

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain play Chelsea are ready to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal (Action Plus via Getty Images)

Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea are ready to make an offer for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Chamberlain has just one year left in his Arsenal contract and has been unable to reach an agreement with the club on a new deal.

Chelsea have been encouraged by his contract situation at Arsenal and are ready for a £25m swoop.

Cesc Fabregas and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain play Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has only one year remaining on his Arsenal contract (Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

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Antonio Conte wants more players at Chelsea with Champions League and Premier League challenges to come this season.

Chamberlain will fit in well at wing-back where he has impressed so far with Arsenal since Arsene Wenger switched to three-man defence system.

Chelsea wanting him as a wing-back might be a problem for a  move as the player prefers to play in midfield.

Antonio Conte play Antonio Conte wants Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain who has been fantastic as a wing-back for Arsenal (AFP/Getty Images)


The only stumbling block on his contract renewal at Arsenal has been Wenger’s insistence on assuring the 23-year-old a place in midfield.

Although he has impressed from the wings, Chamberlain has hopes of having a long career in midfield and at 23, he feels his next contract should assure him of a place in that position.

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