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Wenger 'highly determined' to keep Oxlade-Chamberlain

28 August 2017, 01:53 | Kristopher Drake

Wenger has stood by Mesut Ozil after the playmaker came under criticism recently

Wenger has stood by Mesut Ozil after the playmaker came under criticism recently

Arsenal are seeking an auction for wantaway midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

The Gunners don't want to lose the versatile midfielder and were initially confident he would sign a new deal but talks have dragged on and now it seems the player is determined to leave in search of a fresh start.

The last few days of the summer transfer window could see four Arsenal players move away from North London.

There have been Arsenal transfer rumours about Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain all summer, with the England global being one of a number of Gunners who are now in the final year of their current contracts with the club.

Premier League club Arsenal have reportedly demanded massive sum £40m from rivals Chelsea and Liverpool who are both interested in the signing of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Sharad receives a formal letter indicating his expulsion from JD(U)
Lalu's younger son and former deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav himself is taking stock of the preparations for the rally. Rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav shared a stage for the first time with RJD chiefignoring the JD-U's warning not to attend it.

But what do the Arsenal fans think of Oxlade-Chamberlain's decision to reject a contract and potential future switch to Chelsea?

Media reports this week have claimed that of the three players, Wenger is most likely to allow Oxlade-Chamberlain to leave this summer and has put a £35 million valuation on the England global. In the past year, he has made huge progress and I want him to stay here for a long time.

Wenger was asked about reports that he will meet with Oxlade-Chamberlain on Thursday and joked: "We all have our agendas that are quite busy but we do not publish them".

Talks between Arsenal and Sanchez broke down last month however, the Gunners have so far rejected all bids for the Chile worldwide.

Premier League champions Chelsea are said to be the front-runners for Oxlade-Chamberlain's signature with Liverpool also maintaining a long-term interest in the former Southampton man.

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