Liverpool sign Oxlade-Chamberlain, the club confirms

LONDON COLNEY, NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (REUTERS) – Liverpool have completed the signing of Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, the Merseyside club said on Thursday (August 31), for a fee reported to be around 40 million pounds sterling (around 51.5 million US dollars).

The 24-year-old, currently on England duty, has signed a long-term contract, according to Liverpool’s website.

Oxlade-Chamberlain made 132 Premier League appearances for Arsenal during six years with the club. British media had reported that both Chelsea and Liverpool were originally interested in signing him for this season.

He is Liverpool’s fourth signing of the transfer window.