Latest Liverpool signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain refused to join Chelsea on a £35m move from Arsenal, as he confirmed in an interview with SkySports HQ that the Reds were his ‘only option’ for the future.
“The first thing was the tough decision to leave Arsenal. – he said – That was the only thing that was really tough for me and the deliberation but Liverpool was the only option for me in terms of where I thought I would be playing,”
“The team and the feel of the whole football club in general just sat right with me”.
Chamberlain added: “I think there are really exciting things to come here and especially with this manager so I felt it was right for me to push to be a part of that. I’m delighted that I finally got the opportunity to.”