The England international midfielder has completed a £35 million move to Anfield from Arsenal and will take the 21 jersey last worn by Lucas Leiva. Alex Oxlade Chamberlain completed a £35 million move to Anfield from Arsenal on transfer deadline day. His arrival bolsters the midfield options available to Jurgen Klopp, with the 24-year-old helping to fill the void created by Lucas’ departure to Lazio.
Not only will he be stepping into the Brazilian’s boots on Merseyside, he will do so by wearing the same squad number as Lucas. Oxlade-Chamberlain had been number 15 at Arsenal prior to his departure from the Emirates Stadium. He is taking on a new challenge after six years in north London, where he made 198 appearances in all competitions and scored 20 goals. (more…)