According to the English media outlets, Chelsea are lining up an imminent transfer bid for Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in this summer transfer window.
The 23year old Oxlade-Chamberlain is being heavily linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium come this summer after rejecting the Gunners’ offer of a new £100,000-a-week contract deal ahead of the 2017/18 campaign.
Itwas gathered that another Premier League side Liverpool are also expressing a strong interest, with the club manager Jurgen Klopp a keen admirer of the England winger, but the Merseyside giants are yet to make a formal bid.
The reports from Daily Express claim that Chelsea are set to overtake Liverpool in the race for Oxlade-Chamberlain with an offer for the ex-Southampton star within the next 48 hours.
Oxlade-Chamberlainis(will be) out of contract at the Emirates Stadium next summer and it’s understood Arsenal want at least £25million for the Englishman.
Manchester City have also emerged as a potential suitor as Pep Guardiola scours the market for attacking reinforcements. Guardiola has turned his attentions away from Alexis Sanchez, with Paris Saint-Germain the favourites to land the Chilean.