According to The Mirror, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks increasingly likely to stay at the Emirates after Arsenal tabled a new contract in excess of £100,000 a week.
The England international, whose current deal ends next summer, is thought to have wavered when talks over a new deal began, especially when it became apparent that Liverpool had shown an interest.
While the 23-year-old is tempted by the chance to work with Jurgen Klopp, it appears regular game time in the second half of Arsenal’s season and the belief of Arsene Wenger that he has a future in centre midfield has swung negotiations back in favour of the Gunners.
Liverpool’s imminent acquisition of Egyptian international Mohamed Salah from AS Roma appears to be further evidence that the Reds have cooled their interest.
Of course, until Chamberlain signs on the dotted line in the contract dungeon, there’s still time for things to change. That said, it’s a positive sign after repeated leaks from Ox’s camp that he’s looking elsewhere.