Manchester United ‘eye a shock move for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’ as they look to plug their gaping midfield hole with a ‘knockdown £10m raid’ on bitter rivals Liverpool for the out-of-favour former England man
- Erik ten Hag needs to bolster his Man United midfield during the summer
- He is looking to fill the void left by the likes of Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic
- United would be interested in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain at the right price
Manchester United are reportedly considering approaching Liverpool in an attempt to sign want-away Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Oxlade-Chamberlain is said to be desperate to leave Anfield, having started just nine Premier League games last season.
The Englishman has one year remaining on his deal and talkSPORT reporter Alex Crook claims the Red Devils would be ‘seriously interested’ acquiring him if their rivals are willing to accept a cut-price £10m deal.
Man United are reportedly considering making a move to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
It is no secret that bolstering the midfield is the priority for new manager Erik ten Hag.
That area of the pitch was already a weakness and the departures of Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic and Jesse Lingard have only added to that.
Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong is their top target but it is clear that a number of midfield reinforcements are needed this summer.
28-year-old Oxlade-Chamberlain is also admired by old club Southampton but the south coast side have concerns over his injury records and wage demands.
He was linked with United back in 2011 but ultimately joined Arsenal, where he spent seven years before making the switch to the Reds.
Oxlade-Chamberain has received limited playing time under manager Jurgen Klopp