Arsenal To Up Bid For Saints Wonderkid

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Arsenal are set to offer an improved bid to Southampton for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

As reported by wearethenorthbank.com back in May, Arsenal reopened negotiations for Oxlade-Chamberlain after a deal fell through in January due to Southampton’s demands for a 40 per cent sell on clause.

Arsenal are to offer £6.5m up front with add ons up to £10m for the 17-year-old, an improvement on January’s £5m up front offer.

Chamberlain has made it clear to Saints that he is ready to move to a Premier League club with Arsenal eager to sign a player regarded as the best English talent of his age group.

The England U19 International did not feature in Southampton’s win over Leeds on Saturday.