Published: Tue, June 13, 2017
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'We can build something special with England'

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'We can build something special with England'

Oxlade-Chamberlain has excelled in central midfield and regularly been deployed out wide, while the England global ended the season playing right wing-back for the Gunners.

The England global, who opened the scoring in the Three Lions' 2-2 World Cup Qualification draw with Scotland on Saturday, is close to signing a new £100,000-per-week deal with the Gunners but the Merseyside outfit remain keen on securing his services themselves. They have football teams to put out and try to win things. I got a lot of caps quite quickly but due to injury I had a long spell out and there was quite a big gap when I didn't play.

'That can be hard, particularly in the Premier League given how competitive it is and how many foreign players who come over wanting to win things.

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'I came back and it was like a new squad and like starting again for me.

"Strange, but a new challenge and quite a refreshing one to be a part of".

Those opportunities seem unlikely at Arsenal as the Gunners boast the likes of Aaron Ramsey, Granit Xhaka, Santi Cazorla and Mohamed Elneny, which suggests Oxlade-Chamberlain's future in North London lies out wide. "We've got a really good chance to build something special from the moment moving forward, so for me that's been the most positive step forward".

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"It's not my fault people keep putting me everywhere, " Oxlade-Chamberlain added. "I'm excited about the journey".

When he came on as a substitute against Scotland and promptly scored the opening goal he looked like he was playing with the vigour of somebody who had recently been forced to be a full back but was not being told to get back at the danger end again. Which did I enjoy the most? I have to focus in the wing-back role because I'm more open to going forward.

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