Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be tempted to make a move back to Southampton, believes transfer journalist Dean Jones.
The Lowdown: A tale of misfortune
Oxlade-Chamberlain possesses an arguable astute service in midfield, and when fit, he operates as a perfect utility tool for Jurgen Klopp.
But, that is the issue – his fitness.
It was this that kept him out of Liverpool’s Champions League squad, with the 29-year-old making just three appearances in the league this term, potentially for the same reason.
The Latest: #Oxback
Southampton could bag their another reunion akin to Theo Walcott with a return swoop for “the Ox.”
Speaking to GIVEMESPORT, Jones said: “It’s always tempting to turn back to a player that you felt produced. Obviously, Theo Walcott they’ve done it with, so maybe it’s deja vu in that sense.
“Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain needs to revive his career at this stage. He needs to make the right move. I can definitely see it being a temptation and a consideration.”
The Verdict: Get it done!
As a well-rounded and versatile midfielder, former England international Oxlade-Chamberlain would serve as an emphatic option for the Saints, who could majorly benefit from an element of dynamism in the engine room.
When fit, there is almost a guarantee that Oxlade-Chamberlain will cause problems for the opposition, averaging 3.32 shot-creating actions per game, not to mention his individualism in registering 2.49 shots per 90 from midfield
This could be a rejuvenating signing that can inspire the Saints to push on.
Get it done, it’s worth the gamble, if the former Arsenal man can stay regularly fit and available.
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