Gary Neville has been speaking about the transfer, and while he wasn't as strong on the deal as I have been, the former Manchester United defender seems surprised by it.
Chamberlain was linked with Liverpool last winter, and also some 6 summers ago when he was newly coming through the ranks as an impressive teenager at Southampton. "This is a terrific blow to Arsenal, but I'm not sure it's good for Alex himself".
He was constantly questioned about the contracts of Arsenal's key players-how the club had allowed Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's contracts to run down withut trying to renew them.
The loss of the midfielder will come as a big blow to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who has been adamant in recent weeks that he wanted to keep the player at the Emirates Stadium.
After Thursday, the next chance they will have to strengthen their squads is in January. Yes he is a quality player but it's obvious he wants to leave.
"After six years, three FA Cup wins and countless incredible memories, the time has come for me to move on from Arsenal", Oxlade-Chamberlain wrote on Instagram. He could be extremely upset at the departure of another one of the "British Boys" leaving - Kieran Gibbs joined West Brom yesterday - but later revealed it's simply private joke between the pair.
The England international's desire to play central midfield was said to be a factor in his choice, even though the likes of Emre Can, Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum already play in that position. He started a revolution and helped make the Premier League one of the greatest leagues in the world.
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Health officials are advising Wisconsin residents to continue protecting themselves against mosquito bites. The presence of West Nile virus also has been found in horses from Adams and LaGrange County.
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Iraqi security forces on Saturday liberated three neighbourhoods of Tal Afar city from the Islamic State (IS) terror group. US -backed forces are gradually securing the key area since the launch of the ground offensive earlier this week.
Seattle has acquired Mike Leake from the Cardinals for minor league infielder Rayder Ascanio , the team announced Wednesday . Heading into next season, Leake will have $53 million remaining on the five-year, $80 million contract he signed with St.
Independent journalism is a basic pillar of democracy that can "never be questioned, even when it is uncomfortable", she had said. She added she would not stop pushing for the fair distribution of refugees across the European Union.
Around 17,500 US troops and 50,000 South Korean soldiers will participate in the exercises, an increase over the last exercises. The US generals were to travel to the site of a contentious US missile defence system in South Korea later on Tuesday.
A new therapy to cure leukemia approved in the United States
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Defending champion Kerber stunned by Japan's Osaka
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Spieth grabs three-shot lead at Northern Trust
It was a bitterly disappointing end to the week for Horsey, who had fought back brilliantly after a poor start to his round. The same goes for Hideki Matsuyama, who had some close calls in the majors, but hasn't gotten the job done yet.
Russia FM confirms death of ambassador to Sudan
The body was taken to a morgue in a Khartoum hospital and procedures were initiated to send it back to Russian Federation . Russia's foreign ministry confirmed the news in a statement carried by state media.
Convenience store in MA sells winning powerball ticket
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Meizu M6 Note announced: Specs, features and pricing
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Gov. Doug Ducey to skip Donald Trump rally in Phoenix
Activists and operatives from the left and the right say doing so would be a major mistake and energize a strong opposition. Arpaio gave law enforcement a bad name when he was in office, and his misdeeds are catching up with him now.