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Arsenal Board Concerned As Premier League Clubs Line Up For Unsettled Midfielder

It might feel like Arsenal have a task on their hands to sign some of Europe’s biggest talent this season, but they’re going to struggle just as much keeping hold of it.

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As well as the future of star duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil under fire, Arsene Wenger is now under immense pressure to convince others that Arsenal is still the club for them, according to the Daily Mirror.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has burst onto the scene since moving into a more central role following Aaron Ramsey’s injury and Granit Xhaka’s suspension.

And although he’s getting regular football in the starting XI, the Ox will know that his chance only came due to every other central midfielder being ruled out.

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The 23-year-old was the only positive during that tough 3-1 loss to Chelsea and managed to be in with a shout for the MOTM award against Sutton despite only playing 45 minutes.

He’s certainly a new player in this position, but reports are now suggesting Premier League clubs are growing more confident of luring the Englishman away from the Emirates.

The Mirror believe to have word from Everton that they will move for the unsettled attacker in the summer, competing with both Manchester clubs in the process.

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As for the player himself, Oxlade-Chamberlain has made it clear his future will be decided at the end of the season once he’s had a chance to look back on his performances.

Fellow Gooner and England team-mate Jack Wilshere has set an example of what Ox could expect if he was to move to a lower club, which has included a place back in the national squad.

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